Now you got the power to do anything you want to
Until you ask yourself, "Is this what it’s all come to?"
Jay-Z is a powwwwerful dude (sitting pretty atop the Forbes list of Hip-Hop’s Top 20 Earners with $63M last year)
So he knows how inconsequential fame, wealth and power become when you have them (in the Middle Ages, they called this “vanitas”)
Jay seems to be advising Kanye in this verse
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