I've been through with this bullshit game but I never quit
I used to think rappin' at 38 was ill
But last year alone I grossed 38 mill'

from Jay Z – The Prelude Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Jay-Z is known for his witty lines

In these particular he uses his wittiness to take shots at the rapper Game, who said in the song “It’s Okay (One Blood): "You 38 and still rappin'?”

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