At dinner with Hov
Hoping that he pass the baton, he just pass the Patron
J. Cole hopes Jay-Z, whose record label he’s signed to, would retire and pass on his legacy to him. Cole uses the similar sounding/looking words (patron/baton) to illustrate his subtle dissapointment in the fact that HOV is not ready to retire.
Although Hov did not pass the baton, Nas however passed the baton to J. Cole later in Let Nas Down Remix:
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