Had a spark when you started but now you're just garbage
Fell from "top 10" to "not mentioned at all"

from Jay Z – Takeover Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Points out that Nas' first album, Illmatic, which is widely regarded as classics, but his next couple albums were not nearly as well-received and lost him the spot in the Top 10.

As with much of this verse, and many dis tracks in general, Jay takes some liberties here, as It Was Written was greatly received and even got the same ratings as Jay Z´s debut in the source. At the time hip-hops bible. And is still hailed as a classic.

It was really only Nastradamus that got poor reception and reviews.

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