But a dream is nothin'
And it’s everything at the same time

from B.o.B – American Dreamin' Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

His dream may mean nothing to other people (Atlantic), but it is everything to him. Most artists have a dream of expressing themselves through their music, and make a living out of it, Atlantic thinks nothing of this, but BoB wants nothing but this.

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