Now everybody got the game figured out all wrong
I guess you never know what you got 'til it's gone

from Kanye West (Ft. Chris Martin) – Homecoming Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Play on the meaning of the saying “you don’t know what you got till it’s gone.” Kanye flipped the saying to mean that once Chicago was gone he realized he got more from elsewhere instead of missing Chi-town, which explains why “He can’t come back home.”

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