I gotta catch up to myself, I kind of left me

from Lupe Fiasco – Form Follows Function Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Quadruple Entendre;

He has left himself in the “real world” and is going into “The Matrix” which ties in with the following line:

Are the window still blocked up? Let’s see

Furthermore Lupe refers to Déjà vu. When he catches up to himself after leaving himself, he’ll be in the same place as before.

IN ADDITION to that, “Déjà vu” relates directly to the Matrix reference in the following line.

Finally Lupe refers to his previous album Lasers where the album had a very radio feel to it. Lupe feels he has gone back to his hip hop roots with Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1. This also ties in with the Matrix reference as when Neo asks what “Déjà vu” does in the Matrix, the response is “Something’s changed”

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