God damn, man, there’s gotta be a better way
Than pill-poppin’ all these drugs so I can stay awake
Like I’m Jessie in this bitch, I’m so excited

from Childish Gambino (Ft. Beldina Malaika) – Not Going Back Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Gambino has said on his blog “I wish people didn’t have to sleep. I wish there was more time too.” He has so much he wants to do that sleeping means he isn’t accomplishing something.

“Jessie in this bitch” is a reference to quite possibly the single most memorable Saved by the Bell Episode, “Jessie’s Song.” Jessie gets addicted to caffeine pills to stay awake and breaks down repeating the phrase “I’m so excited, I’m so Excited.”

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