I had near brushes, not to mention
3 shots close range, never touched me, divine intervention
Jay talks in his interview with Oprah about how he 3 gun shots at close range miraculously missed during his drug-dealing days
50 Cent, on the other hand, got shot 3 times; he “took it and smiled”
Q: Which do YOU think is more thug?
“y'all respect the one that got shot. I respect the shooter."
– Jay-Z on “30 something”
“Niggas done shot at me, shivering. They were so scared, they didn’t hit me once” — Jay-Z on “Stop”
Pulp Fiction reference! In said film, a guy unloaded his gun from close range on Jules Winnifield (Samuel L Jackson) and Vincent (John Travolta) without hitting either of them. The aftermath was full of conversation about “one charming motherfucking pig”, leaving the underworld in favour of “walking the Earth” and their survival being down to “divine intervention”. Like Jules, Jay has probably looked at his life and wondered often how he isn’t dead yet, considering the peril he has faced. Must be divine intervention.
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