A lot of them, they dead. Blackie is dead. Vance is dead. You know, that gives you a moment’s pause. How is it one man gets shot in the projects and another one gets to live the life of… a king?
— Jay-Z gets sentimental with his Q magazine interviewer, as they look over a webiste chronicling life in the Marcy Projects and see pictures of Jay and his friends from back in the day.