Bet you wouldn't sleep on me if I was in a band or something
And my bank balance were around a grand or something

from Childish Gambino (Ft. DC Pierson) – 49ers (Orange Shirt) Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

People wouldn’t sleep on him if he were just a band member instead of a solo artist or if he had money instead of just $1000 in the bank.

So is that the reason everyone eventually goes on to make a solo album?

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