First the love was there
Then the paper came
Then the haters came
But we still rise above

from Wiz Khalifa (Ft. Amber Rose, Pharrell Williams & Tuki Carter) – Rise Above Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

People loved him so much before he was famous and broke out into the big leagues. He finally got paid millions and his old fans turned into haters and accused him of selling out. It’s ok though, he’s not trippin' he just takes the high road and rises above it all.

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