Type of money, everybody acting like they knew ya

from Drake (Ft. Lil Wayne) – The Motto Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Ever since Drake became popular, making millions upon millions of dollars, fake people have been coming out of the woodwork and acting like they knew him back when he was up-and-coming. He’s mentioned how people have tended to use him in the past — this line is from his “Say What’s Real” freestyle:

And don’t listen to anybody that knew me
Cause to have known me would
Mean that there’s a new me
And if you think I changed in the slightest
Could of fooled me

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