Thursday, April 11, 2013
Is Jay-Z dissing Nets fans?
By Mike Mazzeo
Jay-Z, the soon-to-be ex-minority owner of the Brooklyn Nets, has broken his silence ... well, cryptically, in a rap song released Thursday.
Jay-Z must sell his stake in the Nets -- a .067-percent (1/15th of one percent) share that is reportedly worth $350,000 -- to become a sports agent.
Here are some lyrics from his newest track, “Open Letter.”
Woulda brought the Nets to Brooklyn for free
Except I made millions off it, you f------ dweeb
I still own the building, I’m still keeping my seats
Y'all buy that b-------, you better keep y'all receipt.
For the record, dictionary.com defines “dweeb” as a slang term for “nerd,” “wimp.”
Jay-Z does say that he’ll still keep his stake in the Barclays Center, as well as his courtside seats.
But I don’t think he’ll be wearing Nets paraphernalia to games anymore.
QUESTION: Who do you think Jay-Z is calling a “dweeb?” Let us know in the comments section below.