Got some nightmares, but failing's gotta be scariest

from Childish Gambino – Hero Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

CG’s subject matter deals a lot with his inner struggle and conflict surrounding his ambitions, alcoholism, failed relationships with women, etc. While all of this creates turmoil that disturbs his sleep (nightmares), none of it compares with the turmoil that the fear of failure generates within him. However, he doesn’t let the fear of failure stop him from trying to realize his ambitions and goals.

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