And all you other cats throwing shots at Jigga
You only get half a bar - fuck y'all niggas
A fantastic ending: it dismisses all the other folks insulting Jay, not even deigning to mention them by name. The final insult lasts two beats, or half a bar of music
This was shot at a few rappers mainly Jadakiss and the LOx whom Roc-A-Fella had beef with around the same time. This beef involved the R. Kelly Fiesta remix in which Jada and Jay Z had seperate features on different versions of the song
Another beef at the time was with west coast rapper Jayo Felony who dissed Jay Z in the first verse of his song Crip Anthem. The diss is supposedly due to Jay’s line on Streets Is Talking where he says"is he a blood or a crip" and his line on Change the Game where he says “I wear more bling to The Source and Soul Trains, more chains than rings, niggaz won’t do a thing” (in this line Jay-z is implying that he could roll to the Soul Train awards out west with all his jewelry and nothing would happen).
This last line also (perhaps purposefully) legitimizes Jay’s two primary opponents in the song as worthy adversaries. By using multiple verses to address Prodigy and Nas, he acknowledges that they are worth his time to attack even as he destroys them.
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