#iTunesSounds: “I Got The Keys” – DJ Khaled feat. Jay-Z and Future – June 30, 2016
By: Brandon Clay @PSBPopCulture
Khaled alerted us that a major key was on the way. He’s teamed up with Jay-Z’s management and HOV returned the favor with not one but two verses on Khaled’s lead single to his “Major Key” album due out in late-July. Add Future to touch the hook and a smash is born.
1) Another "Major Key" from Khaled
2) Why did Jay-Z go at Drake?
— Brandon Clay (@BrandonClayPSB) June 30, 2016
Jay starts off the track with a shot at Drake.
“Brothas always asking me the key: Til you own your own you can’t be free. Til you own your own you can’t be me. How we still slaves in 2016?”
BREAKDOWN: Direct reference to Drake still being contractually obligated music wise to YMCMB though his OVO brand is taking off in other product categories.
Mr. Carter then gives us a major key of his own.
“Key to life keep a (money) bag coming. Another night, another bag coming.”
BREAKDOWN: Always have revenue coming in. In this case, Jay made the transition from the street (brown paper) bag to the executive bag.
After that, HOV lets us know he’s feeling like Deion Sanders in his prime.
“I been speedin through life with no safety belt. One on one on the corner with no safety help. I perform like Josh Norman. I ain’t normal.”
BREAKDOWN: Norman, who just inked a massive deal with the Washington Redskins, is arguably the NFL’s premier cover cornerback capable of guarding the league’s premier receivers one on one
S. Carter then goes back at Drake again.
“Y’all know it’s one of one as soon you hear the uh uh (signature Jay call before a verse). Y’all know the difference between rap facts and rap fiction, right? Real life, I’m like HOV (the God of the rap game). Real life, I’m life goals. Real life, they like me? Real life , I’m like no!”
BREAKDOWN: Direct reference to Drake’s line in Summer Sixteen that says “I used to wanna be on Roc-A-Fella (Jay’s record label) then I turned into Jay.”
Jay continues with a bounce during the second verse is that of a man in the prime of his career not one who hasn’t released an album since 2013.
“My swag different, that (money) bag different. My wife Beyonce, I brag different.”
BREAKDOWN: Net worth of over 550 million and well, we all know Beyonce.
B! I missed a couple of these shots my man! I appreciate this! Jigga is still that man! 💯 https://t.co/xT37teH6oC
— Yolett McCuin (@CoachYoJU) June 30, 2016
WATCH the video here:
New Video Alert: Dj Khaled – "I got the keys" (music video) feat Jay Z & Future https://t.co/QJZWEky7bb
— PLTFRM SE7EN (@PLTFRM_SE7EN) June 27, 2016
Here is a post from Future’s Instagram…
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