“Shy” is a play on Chi, short for Lupe’s hometown of Chicago
The phrase “house lights, bravo” is a play on words, when the lights come on at a theater, the show is over. People scream “Bravo!”, which means the performance was spectacular. Lupe is done with his freestyle because he feels complete about it. Just like he said in the beginning.
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