Hey centipede, centipede, centipede...
When male centipedes find a female, they touch antennae, and the male then follows the female. For those to whom the centipede appears, relationships are often based upon strong initial psychic connections not easily explained in other ways. When the centipede appears, it is not unusual for a strong psychic connection to occur with someone new shortly thereafter.
Childish could perhaps be viewing his previous experience as though it was that of a male centipede, as he was strongly connected to this girl early in their relationship.
This could also be describing Gambino at a young age. He refers to his grandmother’s couch; a place of supreme comfort and nostalgia. Perhaps he is reminiscing about being curled up on her couch like a centipede.
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