Did you even catch the change in theme
Lupe flipped conceits at the end there, moving from verticality to precipitation. Lupe’s “reign” or “raining” supremacy. It would behoove you to get what he’s talking ‘bout cause it will help your poor, misguided life
The change in theme refers to the fact that at the beginning of the verse lupe was talking about the streets “put the streets down” and slowly he worked his way up to the top floor. he’s asking if anyone caught that. He’s also asking whether anyone caught the actual change he was dropping from the top floor. Which is why the previous line is turn your umbrellas upside down, cus that’ll help you catch the pennies.
Diana Ross and the Supremes also used to use umbrellas in their performances.
Also, throughout the last few lines, the theme of the song was about change “pennies”.
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