Keep you pursuing the sum of
Slums, plus, get up out of them, plus, never forget
Just where you from, plus, make sure that you're ballin'
When you come back up in them, plus,

from Lupe Fiasco – Lightwork Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Lu provides motivation to keep chasing your dreams because that’s the only way you can move up in life, especially from the slums. Work hard to lift yourself from it and remember the reflection of yourself and how you’ve progress everyday, then one day you can return to help your community as Lupe tries to do.

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