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Jay released "100$ Bill" off the film's soundtrack "The Great Gatsby"
On the track, Hov compares the ascent of his empire to Jay Gatsby's storied hustle, but with a dash of hip-hop modernism. In just a few short bars there are references to literary greats, rap icons, Houston hip-hop culture and Jay's chain of 40/40 sports bars.
"I write like Mark Twain, Jay Gatsby I park thangs/ Yellow cars, yellow gold, like Slick Rick, still tip/ On four-fours, fo-fos at the four-O, four-O"