17. "Truthfully, I wanna rhyme like Common Sense/But I did five mil, I ain't been rhymin' like Common since"
Song: "Moment of Clarity" (2003)
Album: The Black Album
First Meaning: If he had his way, the God MC would just rap like Lonnie Rashid Lynn.
Second Meaning: But Com doesn't sell as many records that way. So fuck it.
Complex Says: With two bars, Jay basically deconstructs the myth of "conscious rap."
Is It A Double Entendre? English Professor Adam Bradley: "Um, no..."