Couldn't drink the Henny straight, I needed somethin to chase
Nowadays I throw shots back, leavin nothin to waste
Henny is Hennessy Cognac, which isn’t that hard to take straight. The point is that Jay-Z’s grown and gotten tougher over the years. Also, he might be signifying how young he was when he started hustlin'
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