Niggas just play tough
When the cameras on, When the cameras gone
Niggas want to set up meetings
‘Cause they know most likely when I see em’ I’m a set up a beating

from Jay Z – If I Can't (Freestyle) Lyrics on Rap Genius


Rappers try to put on a gangster front for the media, but after the cameras stop rolling they want to make amends and keep the peace. Jay says that this is for fear of a beatdown by Poppa Hov.

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