30. "4 scores and 7 years ago prepared the flow, prepared for war, I should fear no man"
Song: "Moment Of Clarity" (2003)
Album: The Black Album
First Meaning: We've got a reference to the part in the Gettysburg Address where Abraham Lincoln talks about when America was founded. Jay's implying that, like our rebellious founders, he's ready for a battle.
Second Meaning: He's also talking about his streak of albums from 1996 to 2003.
Complex Says: Well, Jay-Z was the president of Def Jam.
Is It A Double Entendre? English Professor Adam Bradley: "No."