Emory was there, whattup Emory

from Jay Z – My 1st Song Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

“Emory” is Jay’s “great friend” who he has said got sent to prison after a raid that Jay was lucky not to be around for. He was imprisoned at the time and years after this song, Jay helped get him released after serving 13 years.

Jay wrote “Do U Wanna Ride” for him.

With Dame Dash:

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