Hubby Hov Is GQ’s Cover King: Talks Yeezy’s OCD, His Father And Future Fatherhood

- By Bossip Staff Categories: ChitChatter, Gut Full of Human, Knocked Up

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On “N’s in Paris” not being as boastful as it sounds:

“It’s not, like, ‘We’re here! We’re balling harder than everybody,’ ” he says. “It’s like, ‘I’m shocked that we’re here.’ Still being amazed, still not being jaded. Having so much fun and then stopping and saying, ‘What are we doing here? How did we get here?’ ”

The key line, Jay says, is the one that goes If you escaped what I escaped, you’d be in Paris getting f***ed up too.

“I’ve known so many people that didn’t make it,” he says. “Most people can look at a picture of the kids they grew up with and it’s like, ‘Oh yeah—Adam went away to Harvard.’ This is a whole different conversation.”

Hey, we loved the song even when everybody thought it was blatant boasting. But it’s good to hear he’s grateful and humble.

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  • Gtfoh

    Good Damage Control Camel

    Not blatant boasting? Yeah right! Listen to the lyrics! Not the bs he kicking in this interview! It WAS boasting. Which is all he does. Talk about how great he is and how everyone else is beneath him.

  • BlackAnastasia

    All people do is glorify Wealth&Materialism.Once god decides to return and Destroy America which will happen,and leave us all broke what good will JayZ status do him then?

  • Lotus

    @ GTFOH & Black Anastasia y’all speaking the truth! I’ve been over JayZ and his big a$$ inflated lips a long time ago!

  • Y'all hatin

    Why leave a comment jus to hate day is so pathetic btw jay look good in fat suit

  • Lotus

    @ Y’all hatin’….. Its cute of u to have JayZ’s back! I’m sure he’ll give u a shout out on his next song! I’m definitely not hatin’ on Jay, and by the way that word is sooo played out. It’s called a opinion and it’s how we feel, no hate, hate is such a strong word! If u are Jay’s biggest fan then good for u, but don’t expect or be surprised that some people don’t feel the same way! Jus’sayin’……

  • Common Cent$

    I get his interpretation of the song I don’t see why people get so bent out of shape this is secular music so they are going to be boastful I’m not saying weather its right or wrong its just a fact a big reason people turn away from god is bcuz of how people talk about him I don’t recall anywhere in the bible that he’s coming back to destroy earth any who I don’t know if he believes in god or not hopefully he does @ topic I think this was a cute interview

  • therealdeal

    That’s amazing how we all read the same things but develop totally different opinions…cause all I got was the guy was happy to finally be a father, amazed cause he got real money, and gave major props to fellow artists.

    It just sounds like broke ppl gon do what broke ppl do best is hate.

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  • Y'all hatin

    @ lotus jus the way u came for me was pathetic ijs stay positive dats all

  • BlackAnastasia

    @Common Cents:What Bible do you read?God speaks of a Mystery Babylon in the bible that will be destroyed for her many Inequities&Sins.That’s America.Do you think God is gonna allow them to get away with the Genocide against his people?Please…

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