Shorty never knew him, though he had his blood in him
Hot temper, mama said he act just like her husband

from Jay Z – Meet The Parents Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

In an auto-biographical note, Jay-Z tells us the “thug"s mom blamed him for acting like his father.. whom he’d never met

In “Where Have You Been”, Jay-Z narrates a similar situation as the reason his mom kicked him out of the house

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