11 in a row, Bill Russell rings

from Kanye West (Ft. Jay Z) – Illest Motherfucker Alive Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

(He’s going back to “Russell” references, since Kanye used a couple of them in the beginning of his verse.)

Jay-Z’s previous album, The Blueprint 3 was the 11th consecutive album to reach #1 on the Billboard charts, which puts him at second place in that category; Elvis Presley is now in third place (10).

He compares himself to Bill Russell, the center for the Boston Celtics who won 11 championships with the team…

But not in a row!!

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