I coulda been a tragedy
That’s why these fake niggas who call me pussy are mad at me
‘Cause they ain’t have the smarts or the heart

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

Meaning

From “The Last

My momma used to wake up
Drive me to a school cause the school was much safer
But I slipped up and accidentally told a teacher
Now I’m going to a school where I get beat up because

When Donald’s was young, he never quite fit in and got bullied. So much so that he hated himself and who he was.

Now that he’s famous, the kids that beat him up hate him, because Gambino did something with his life and they were either to stupid or didn’t have the drive to succeed.

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