You would think these niggas know me when they really doesn't
Like they was down with the old me
No you fucking wasn't

from Drake (Ft. Eminem, Kanye West & Lil Wayne) – Forever Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Rappers often talk about how people come out of the woodwork to pretend that they’ve been friends with the rapper all along once the rapper finally makes money

This comes up in Eminem’s “Marshall Mathers”:

Family fighting and fussing
Over who wants to invite me to supper
All the sudden, I got 90 some cousins
A half-brother and sister who never seen me
Or even bothered to call me until they saw me on TV

And Jay-Z talks about this on “8 Miles and Running”:

“Got their Jay-Z pom-poms and their Hov uniforms
Claimin' they been runnin'
And tellin' everybody like Martin Lawrence
‘Bout how hot my rap performance was before I was who I was
Claimin’ that they threw it up before I threw it up
You what? Where was you before I blew this up?”

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