This is my momma shit; I used to hear this
Through the walls in the hood when I was back in my pajama shit

from Kanye West (Ft. Charlie Wilson, Curtis Mayfield, Jay Z, Kid Cudi & Pete Rock) – The Joy Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

In Jay-Z’s book and documentaries he talks about how his mothers house was the “party house” because they had all of the good records.

When his mother would play records like Curtis Mayfield and Jay-Z was supposed to be in his room sleeping (in his pajamas), he was awake listening to the music through the walls.

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