Pop died, didn't cry, didn't know him that well
Between him doing heroin and me doing crack sales
Jay-Z loves to talk about how deeply scarred he was by the fact that his dad abandoned him when Jay was 11. The most touching is on “Where Have You Been”:
Do you even remember December’s my birthday?
Do you even remember the tender boy
You turned into a cold young man?
See also Jay’s line on “Renegade”
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