Caught fire just to have niggas ignore me and my flame
'Bout to burn down the house, they tryna put me in the rain, no

from Drake (Ft. Dennis Graham & J. Cole) – Jodeci Freestyle Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

He uses a metaphor to point out how the industry has been against him since day one.

After releasing numerous free mixtapes, Cole finally got signed by Jay-Z. Even with that flame, he was virtually unknown in the rap game. He best described his feelings towards this issue in Looking For Trouble saying:

Ironic you been sleeping on the one that you been dreamin' ’bout

Fast forward to today, he is currently one of the biggest rappers around and his flame has gotten so big that it could burn a house down. The industry, however, still hasn’t stop trying to shun him out, and they are now pushing him in the rain to put out his flame.

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