Own boss, own your masters, slaves

from Jay Z – No Hook Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

While negotiating to become Def Jam’s CEO in 2005 (and, therefore, his own boss), Jay-Z also negotiated the return of his master recordings — which, along with his publishing rights, are worth upwards of $50 million according to Forbes

He exhorts other artists to follow his example

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