Hova (slang)

Type: noun, slang, nickname

Pronunciation: /hoev-ah/

What does Hova mean?

Jay Z’s nickname.

Other Jay Z Nicknames: Jigga, Hov

Hova Origin: Since 2001, Jay-Z has been using his nicknames Hov and Hova, which are both shortened forms of Jay-Hova, it’s a version/play of the word Jehovah, the Hebrew word for God. Jay-Z has called himself the “god” of rap; Read more.

Example sentence: “Jay Z also goes by Hova.”

Hova in songs:

“Niggas said Hova was over, such dummies” – Jay-Z, Success.

“Won’t stop ’til I meet Hova and my momma’s in a Rover” – Joey Bada$$, Waves.

Maybach bumper sticker read: “What would Hova do?”” – Kanye West, Otis.

Hova flow the Holy Ghost, get the hell up out your seats” – Jay-Z, No Church in the Wild.

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