I could've stayed where I was and have a life you'd be proud of
But I'd rather chase things never thought of
It’s easy to stay in the same place where you grew up, doing a job that everyone does, and never having ambitions past that, but Gambino wanted to do something more groundbreaking. He wanted to enter uncharted territory and make his own mark on the world, even if it meant failure in the eyes of others.
After leaving Community, Gambino said he didn’t want to die and only be remembered for playing Troy off Community. He wants to affect lives by making connections with people and providing new experiences.
His parents most likely thought he was crazy for leaving a secure job that pays so well.
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