He begged for some change to get him on the train
"Damn, that nigga stank," is what they complained

from Lupe Fiasco – The Cool Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

RANDOM TRAIN PASSENGERS — The guy just got out of his coffin and he’s missing all of the flesh on his right hand. Cut him some slack, alright?

It’s funny because in “Gotta Eat” the Cool is described as “So greedy, he never gave to the needy…The way he shunned all the bums hanging in the subway, He called them fruits and laughed at them”, and now he’s in the position of begging for money in the subway, and everybody is shunning him. Karma??

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