Only relatively famous
In the midst of a tornado, misfitted, I'm Clark Gable
I'm not stable,

from Earl Sweatshirt (Ft. Vince Staples) – Burgundy Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Earl is saying that he’s only kind of famous because his stuff was brought up with the rest of his group, Odd Future’s, hype. Because he became relatively famous during the time he was away, Earl uses a tornado as a metaphor for the fast-tracked lifestyle he’s come to embrace as he’s returned to America from Samoa.

Clark Gable was an American film star known for his role in Gone with the Wind, so Earl probably played off the relation of wind and tornadoes. Also, I’m not stable could have to do with the famous line Clark delivers in the movie:

“Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn,”

Also Clark Gable was in the movie “The Misfits”. There was speculation that Gable’s physically demanding role in The Misfits contributed to his sudden death soon after filming was completed.

Also, being only relativly famous could be that he’s not much compared to other members of OF specificlly Frank Ocean who’s famous song starts “A tornado flew around my room”

Also Clark Gables and Kent Taylors name served as the inspiration for supermans name Clark Kent. So when Earl says he’s Clark Gable it means he’s not a Superman like Chistopher Reeve, because he’s not (in a horse) stable.

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