Change don't change us
“Change” is a metaphor for money.
Lupe is saying that achieving success has not changed him as a person.
In addition to the money metaphor, Lupe Fiasco is making a bold statement regarding his immutability. Even “change” itself won’t cause Lupe Fiasco to change. He remains the same Lupe even though his environment or circumstance might change.
To help improve the meaning of these lyrics, visit “The Emperor's Soundtrack” by Lupe Fiasco Lyrics and leave a comment on the lyrics box