I went to school, got good grades, could behave when I wanted
But I had demons deep inside that would raise when confronted
He attended Brooklyn’s George Westinghouse High School, which was the same school Biggie and Busta Rhymes went to. Despite being one of the most dangerous schools in New York, Jigga avoided problems by spending his time in the school’s cafeteria, where he practiced his rap skills by freestyling to beats pounded out on the table.
“You would always see him in the same spot when you walked into the cafeteria, if you walked in on the left side” remembers Westinghouse teacher Salvador Contes.
Unfortunately, Jay’s deep anger at his father often overshadowed his best attempts to behave.
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