I tried to teach niggas how to be kings
And all they ever wanted to be was soldiers
Jay-Z laments that his former homies never took enough initiative to keep up with him. Jay-Z resents any criticism that he left friends behind, pointing out that he gave them the opportunity to move from artist to mogul, and they didn’t take advantage of it. Hmm, which former Hov protege turned enemy with an unsuccessful clothing line could he be talking about?
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