Your shit is garbage
What you trying to kick, knowledge?
This line got a direct response from Nas in his reply song “Ether”:
Ask me if I’m trying to kick knowledge?
Nah, I’m trying to kick the shit you need to learn, though
The Ether, the shit that make your soul burn slow
Jay is making fun of Nas’s attempts to portray himself as a prophet or conscious rapper; Jay elaborated on this critque on “Blueprint 2”
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