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R is for residuals I’ll stack in this business
And the I is for impeccable with music and bitches
The two Zs is don’t sleep cus if you blink you could miss it
Nigga O is overlooked until I started the spitting
Yeah
R is for residuals I’ll stack in this business
And the I is for impeccable with music and bitches
The two Zs is don’t sleep cus if you blink you could miss it
Nigga O is overlooked until I started the spitting
16 Bars for every nigga tryna battle with the man
Never back down from a challenge pen and pad up in my hand
Punchlines leave a nigga paralyzed and shitting in his pants
Tryna takeover the city and I’m sticking to the plan
Top 5 dead or live nigga who is fucking with me
Shots fired you survived reload the clip and squeeze it empty
Not surprised you really tried but I’m just mad you tried to get me
My guys really slide spin ya block inside a renty
I been playing singing round but it’s time to bring that rap back
Saying I can’t spit so damn I guess its time to clap back
Bars gon hit ya brain and leave it sitting where ya lap at
Gotta make a beat so where my hard drive and my Mac at
Was going through depression shit it had me losing focus
Now I’m back making the magic all these verses Hocus Pocus
I been tryna get this Power feeling like my name is Ghost and
I been staying off the gram ain’t really with all of the posting
I been tryna get this project started up for like a year or two
A couple mental breakdowns yeah I shedded a tear or two
But now I got some heat in the stash its time a share a few
All these tracks is sick shit nigga go get the Theraflu
R is for residuals I’ll stack in this business
And the I is for impeccable with music and bitches
The two Zs is don’t sleep cus if you blink you could miss it
Nigga O is overlooked until I started the spitting
Yeah
R is for residuals I’ll stack in this business
And the I is for impeccable with music and bitches




The two Zs is don’t sleep cus if you blink you could miss it
Nigga O is overlooked until I started the spitting

Overall Meaning

In the song Z, Jay breaks down the meaning behind the letters in the title. He starts with "R is for residuals I'll stack in this business," indicating that he is focused on building wealth and stability in the music industry. He then moves on to "I is for impeccable with music and bitches," highlighting his commitment to excellence with his art and his ability to attract women.


The two Zs represent the need to stay alert and not miss any opportunities in the fast-paced industry. Jay warns his listeners not to sleep or blink, as they could miss something important. The final letter, O, represents being overlooked until he started rapping. It is a reminder to the industry and the audience to give him the recognition he deserves.


The rest of the lyrics showcase Jay's skills as a rapper and his dedication to the craft. He is unafraid of challenges and will take on any opponent with his pen and pad in hand. He boasts about leaving his competitors paralyzed and scared, determined to take over the city with his music. Despite his successes, Jay has faced his own battles with depression and setbacks in his career. However, he is now ready to share his music with the world, and he encourages his fans to listen and enjoy.


Line by Line Meaning

R is for residuals I’ll stack in this business
I will accumulate and stack residuals in this music industry


And the I is for impeccable with music and bitches
I am excellent when it comes to music and women


The two Zs is don’t sleep cus if you blink you could miss it
The two Zs represent the fast-paced nature of this industry; you need to stay alert or you'll miss out


Nigga O is overlooked until I started the spitting
People ignored me until I started rapping


16 Bars for every nigga tryna battle with the man
I have 16 bars for anyone who wants to challenge me


Never back down from a challenge pen and pad up in my hand
I will never back down from a challenge; I always have my pen and pad ready to write lyrics


Punchlines leave a nigga paralyzed and shitting in his pants
My punchlines are so strong they leave people shocked and scared


Tryna takeover the city and I’m sticking to the plan
I am focused on taking over the city, and I have a solid plan to do it


Top 5 dead or live nigga who is fucking with me
I am one of the top 5 rappers dead or alive and no one can compete with me


Shots fired you survived reload the clip and squeeze it empty
I am not surprised that you tried to come at me, but I will keep shooting with no mercy


Not surprised you really tried but I’m just mad you tried to get me
I expected you to try and challenge me, but I am annoyed that you thought you could beat me


My guys really slide spin ya block inside a renty
My crew will slide through your neighborhood and cause chaos


I been playing singing round but it’s time to bring that rap back
I've been experimenting with other music styles, but now it's time to get back to my roots and focus on rap


Saying I can’t spit so damn I guess its time to clap back
People have been doubting my rap skills, so I'll prove them wrong and come back stronger


Bars gon hit ya brain and leave it sitting where ya lap at
My lyrics will impact you mentally and leave you stunned


Gotta make a beat so where my hard drive and my Mac at
I need to make a beat for my next project, so I'm searching for my hard drive and computer


Was going through depression shit it had me losing focus
I experienced depression which made it hard for me to focus on my music


Now I’m back making the magic all these verses Hocus Pocus
But I've overcome it and I'm back to making great music, like magic


I been tryna get this Power feeling like my name is Ghost and
I am trying to achieve success and power, like the character Ghost on the TV show 'Power'


I been staying off the gram ain’t really with all of the posting
I have been taking a break from social media and focusing on my craft


I been tryna get this project started up for like a year or two
I have been trying to start this project for a long time


A couple mental breakdowns yeah I shedded a tear or two
I have had a few mental breakdowns and cried over the difficulties in starting this project


But now I got some heat in the stash its time a share a few
But now I have some great music ready to share with my fans


All these tracks is sick shit nigga go get the Theraflu
All of my tracks are hot, so you'll need some Theraflu to cool down after listening




Lyrics © DistroKid
Written by: Bryan Douglas, Jovantay Reef, Pablo Harris

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

@chrisr3120

Renegade Bond Why is slavery still relevant? It's been over 150 years... Our country itself is only about 241 years old. 62% of all US history is post-slavery. We are about 7 generations removed from the practice. Do you realize just how far removed that is? We are talking the last member of your family who MIGHT have been born into slavery just before it was abolished would have been your great great great great grandparents... And we are talking they MIGHT have made it to about 10 years old before it was abolished so even they lived their entire adult lives free.

Do you even understand in biological and economic terms just how far back that is? Do you know how many great great great great grandparents you had? Well, you had 2 parents, each of them had 2 parents, and so on. So that gives us about 2 to the power of 7... Or 128... 128 great great great great grandparents. Do you know any of their names? You shouldn't given how most of them probably died about 90 to 100 years before you were born when you account for the shorter lifespan back then, hence why you never realized you had so many of them...

I mean sure... You could argue that they were set back economically after slavery ended, but inflation is kind of the great equalizer in that regard... I mean, monitary wealth just simply doesn't age well on its own given how, for example, the $5 meal you probably buy for lunch today would have only cost you about 34 cents back when slavery ended, but hey... That is just a 1470% increase from inflation... I am totally sure if they had been given the reparations everyone likes to talk about back then that they would at least have been enough by today's standards to order a pizza or something.

I mean, odds are 90%of everything that factored into your development financially was all earned by your parents, and the other 9.999% by your grandparents leaving only 0.0001% as having anything to do with eveyone before that combined.

Seriously... When are people going to put the topic of slavery to rest? Or are they just going to keep pressing the issue until we finally get a generation of white people who tell them where to stick that BS?



@oOZAPPXVOVAOo

Nah, I'd say this is Hov's best work since American Gangster.

If I'd had to rank them:
1. Reasonable Doubt
2. The Black Album
3. The Blueprint
4. American Gangster
5. 4:44
6. Vol. 1
7. Vol. 2
8. Vol. 3
9. The Dynasty
10. The Blueprint 2
11. The Blueprint 3
12. Magna Carta
13. Kingdom Come



All comments from YouTube:

@FaaaaapMaster

I remember when in high school I decided to write an essay explaining this song. Have to say it got me an A in history, thanks Jay.

@agastyasinha6174

That sounds sick could u send it or upload it somewhere

@affpang18black44

Do you still have it? I would like to read it

@imrepping00

i would pay to read this

@magdalenamikulic6546

me too

@skooter437

Yo yeah I’d jump on this as well

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@iFurore

Whoever animated this is a legend

@40sznn

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@drinkingcontainercookedpas959

why so racist animation tho

@michellepelegrino389

@Drinkingcontainercookedpastry in which matched the message of the lyrics clearly

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