In my former biz motherfuckers would spray ya
In the music biz motherfuckers just say stuff
Spit on you and spray yeah
Jay was a hustler before he began rapping, he used to deal drugs in Marcy. In the drug game, if you make a wrong move you could end up shot (or “sprayed”). In the music business, people talk and there is often no action to back up the words, they just spray insults.
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