Between the Lines: A Track by Track Breakdown of Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail"

"F.U.T.W."

Producer: Timbaland & J-Roc

Samples: N/A

Length of song: 4:02

Number of verses: 3

Pop culture references: Cassius Clay, Martin Luther King, The Rose Bowl, Brody from Homeland, Malcolm X, Michael Jackson, Spike Lee, Air Jordans

Rich guy talk: Black card, Hermes, Maybach

Locations mentioned: The projects, estates, Flatbush, Red Hook, the Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Compton, Oxford, the bleachers, front row at the Knicks game

Sounds Like: "One percent of a billion, more than n***** ever seen/Still they wanna act like it's an everyday thing." Jay spits over a bleeping loop about rising from nothing. He also mentions that he likes Homeland.

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