Tell me what you know about night terrors, nothing
It’s obvious he’s talking to his detractors and not everyone.
He’s expanding on how he feels alone in his suffering. It’s not so literal as you put it. It’s a phrase that talks about isolation and his pain.
The use of night terrors may also be a symbol to reference the pain and agony that Cudi goes through in a trudging marathon to a final happiness, a happiness that is impossibly evasive as moves further away the closer you get to it.
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