To be completely screwed over and not given the full respect you deserve.
As Common raps "They tried to 'IndiaArie Me' / went backstage and bumped into Stevie / he said no matter what the people still gonna see me."
Further explanation ...
When India Arie first debuted, she was nominated for 8 Grammy Awards for her album "Acoustic Soul", but walked away empty-handed. That year's Grammys were dominated by Alicia Keys.