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Riff: J. Cole – “Niggaz Know”

Jun 18, 2013

Saw my old teacher and she asked how I’m livin’/You ain’t know my shit drop bitch? 9-11

from Niggaz Know lyrics by J. Cole

Referencing Biggie‘s “Notorious Thugs” several times over, Cole makes it clear he wants everyone in his hood to know just how much of a success he is with various boasts about his European fanbase, spending 30 grand on a wristwatch and of course ‘gettin’ more hoes’ than John Legend; [LISTEN].

Riff by Jon O'Brien

Jon O'Brien is a UK-based staff writer for SONGLYRICS. He holds a journalism degree from the University of Central Lancashire and has written thousands of biographies and reviews for Allmusic.com, among several other pieces for established music publications.

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