Everybody screaming they want the old Hov

from Jay Z – "Grammy Family" Freestyle Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Many people, fans and critics alike, have historically compared every body of work that Jay releases to his debut release Reasonable Doubt

As Jay-Z grew and matured, so did his music and subject matter. This prompted many fans to call for “the Reasonable Doubt Jay”

This phenomena has been repeated countless times with most artists that have gained mainstream success after garnishing a heavy underground following

Jay-Z’s response to those who want the old Hov is simple.

“buy my old albums”

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