Jay-Z Addresses Politicians, Critics, Haters on Blistering Diss Track ‘Open Letter’
Ya’ll gonna learn today — don’t make Jay-Z angry. After being criticized for his controversial trip to Havana, the rap mogul dropped a blistering track today to remind us that he will not lose.
“Done turned Havana into Atlanta,” he raps, adding, “Politicians never did s— for me / Except lie to me, distort history.”
Jay then spits, “They wanna give me jail time and a fine — Fine, let me commit a real crime,” referencing conservative politicians’ demands for an investigation into Jayonce’s trip to Cuba. “I’m in Cuba, I love Cubans [cigars] / This communist talk is so confusing / When it’s China the mic I’m using.”
Jay-Z also addressed his ownership stake in the Brooklyn Nets. “I woulda moved the Nets to Brooklyn for free / Except I made millions off you f—ing dweebs / I still own the building, I’m still keeping my seats / You buy that bulls—, you better keep your receipts,” he raps.
Before ending the song, Jay-Z fires off one more salvo to the haters. “We almost wanna start a revolution / You know whenever I’m threatened, I start shootin’ / The world’s under new management, the new role model, f— the Zoolander s—.”
Listen to the track below and get educated. Y’all gonna learn today.
Listen to Jay-Z’s ‘Open Letter’