Niggas is frontin', that's upside-down cake

from Drake (Ft. Jay Z) – Pound Cake/Paris Morton Music 2 Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

When baking an upside-down cake, you put stuff on the bottom that you can’t see until it’s turned out.

Hov is using this as a metaphor for “frontin'” because there’s a facade they put up that nobody can see behind until push comes to shove (the cake is revealed).

This can also be wordplay over the “front in”; when you bake the upside down cake, you have to put the front or top of the cake inside the pan.

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