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Jay-Z: The Story Of O.J. | Song-Factsheet

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Song «The Story Of O.J.» von Jay-Z.

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Veröffentlichungsdaten: 2017 06 30 (Album), 2017 06 30 (Single)
Label: ROC Nation B 0027184, ROC Nation
Songwriter Shawn Carter & Jimmy Crosby & Gene Redd & Nina Simone & Dion Wilson
Produktion: Jay-Z & No I.D.
Genre: Post-Millennial-Music - Hip-Hop - Traprap

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Ein Stück über Stereotypen und Rassismus. Es baut auf Samples von einem klassischen Track zu diesem Thema auf und führt vor, was es heisst, mit einem Sample (Nina Simone's Four Women, 1966) zu zaubern.

Personen und Querverweise


Jay-Z
Shawn Carter
Jimmy Crosby
Gene Redd
Nina Simone
Dion Wilson
Jay-Z
No I.D.

Lyrics

[Intro: Nina Simone] Skin is, skin, is Skin black, my skin is black My, black, my skin is yellow [Chorus] Light nigga, dark nigga, faux nigga, real nigga Rich nigga, poor nigga, house nigga, field nigga Still nigga, still nigga I like that second one Light nigga, dark nigga, faux nigga, real nigga Rich nigga, poor nigga, house nigga, field nigga Still nigga, still nigga [Interlude] O.J. like, "I'm not black, I'm O.J." …okay [Verse 1] House nigga, don't fuck with me I'm a field nigga, go shine cutlery Go play the quarters where the butlers be I'ma play the corners where the hustlers be I told him, "Please don't die over the neighborhood That your mama rentin' Take your drug money and buy the neighborhood That's how you rinse it" I bought every V12 engine Wish I could take it back to the beginnin' I coulda bought a place in Dumbo before it was Dumbo For like 2 million That same building today is worth 25 million Guess how I'm feelin'? Dumbo [Chorus] Light nigga, dark nigga, faux nigga, real nigga Rich nigga, poor nigga, house nigga, field nigga Still nigga, still nigga Light nigga, dark nigga, faux nigga, real nigga Rich nigga, poor nigga, house nigga, field nigga Still nigga, still nigga [Interlude] You wanna know what's more important than throwin' away money at a strip club? Credit You ever wonder why Jewish people own all the property in America? This how they did it [Verse 2] Financial freedom my only hope Fuck livin' rich and dyin' broke I bought some artwork for 1 million 2 years later, that shit worth 2 million Few years later, that shit worth 8 million I can't wait to give this shit to my children Y'all think it's bougie, I'm like, it's fine But I'm tryin' to give you a million dollars worth of game for $9.99 I turned that 2 to a 4, 4 to an 8 I turned my life into a nice first week release date Y'all out here still takin' advances, huh? Me and my niggas takin' real chances, uh Y'all on the 'Gram holdin' money to your ear There's a disconnect, we don't call that money over here, yeah [Chorus] Light nigga, dark nigga, faux nigga, real nigga Rich nigga, poor nigga, house nigga, field nigga Still nigga, still nigga Light nigga, dark nigga, faux nigga, real nigga Rich nigga, poor nigga, house nigga, field nigga Still nigga, still nigga