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Jay-Z Mentions Chief Keef In 'Open Letter'

By Amy Cavanaugh in Arts & Entertainment on Apr 13, 2013 6:00PM

Photo via Chief Keef's Facebook page
Jay-Z name checked Chief Keef in his new song, "Open Letter," which he released April 11 in response to scrutiny over his trip to Cuba with Beyonce.

"Wanna give me jail time and a fine?" Jay-Z raps, "Fine, let me commit a real crime. Might buy a kilo for Chief Keef, out of spite, I just might flood these streets."

It hasn't been the best year for Keef, who was released from juvenile detention last month after serving 60 days for violating his probation for a gun conviction. He's also being sued for child support.

On his Twitter, Keef retweeted what others said about the reference and also tweeted, "Salute Jay Z King Of This Shit Abyways" on April 11.

Also mentioned in the song are President Obama ("Obama said, 'Chill, you gon' get me impeached, you don't need this shit anyway, chill with me on the beach.") and the Brooklyn Nets ("Would've brought the Nets to Brooklyn for free, except I made millions off of you fuckin' dweebs, I still own the building, I'm still keeping my seats.").