Spells out that he’s gonna murder Y-O-U, but also plays on the notion of his raps “murdering” (dominating) these, and other, vowels and consonants of the alphabet
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Who would you trust?
Even blind piano legend Stevie Wonder could see that Wayne is the truth:
This is also a play on words. Wayne is wondering what Stevie Wonder thinks of him, or if he sees the truth.
Lupe’s a devout Muslim, so he took offense at Jay’s famous line from “D'Evils” in which Jay-Z claims he favors the famed mafia don over god.
Notice that Jay-Z was also the executive producer of this album.
People were much nicer to him before he sold/broke a lot of records (again the double meaning)
He’s way more
Third verse means third time Jay wakes up to problems (see here and here)
Jay is implying he needs to buy more bags to hold the drugs he’s moving. Other hustlers are “aggie” (agitated) that Jigga makes more deals
Jay’s talking about 2 chicks at the same time: a “menage a trois” — you know — something like this:
Jay proved this when he sang this very song before Game 2 of the 2009 World Series. Check out Derek Jeter’s reaction:
Jay’s iconic image is a Yankee cap, and with a huge following and public presence, he might be right.