Sorry mama, I promised it wouldn't change me
But I would have went insane had I remained the same me
Old friends and family often complain that a person’s personality changes after they become famous (this is a common theme in Drake’s music)
It’s hard to believe that Jay’s mom is disappointed in the way he’s turned out, but maybe she’s still upset about what he said to Nas (Jay’s mom famously thought Superugly went too far and urged him to apologize)
The contrast between how these verses end is equally interesting…where Drake is a startup MC promising to remain himself throughout his career, seasoned vet Jay-Z is lamenting how hip-hop has transformed him.
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