Lucky I ain't had Jay drop him from the team
Believe it or not, Kris Humphries has done more than just be that guy who married Kim Kardashian for 72 days. Humphries is an NBA power forward, currently on the Celtics, formerly of the Brooklyn Nets. At the time that Kanye released this track, Jay-Z owned a small minority stake in the Nets, a point he referenced numerous times in the past. Jay was required to sell his stake in order to open his sports agency.
So put these facts together: Kanye was jealous of Kris. Kanye’s friend was effectively Kris’s boss. Thus, Kanye boasts that he had the power to end Kris’s career, and chose not to.
It was an empty threat, of course. Jay owned a very small stake in the team, and was not involved in personnel decisions.
Humphries tweeted about this line when he signed a long term contract with the Brooklyn Nets the following offseason:
Less than a year later, he was traded to the Celtics.
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