Nigga I was mothafuckin' out, yeah
With the flashing lights had me stuck like reindeer
When I should have been making bank, yeah
I was somewhere stuck where the flame is

from Kendrick Lamar (Ft. ScHoolboy Q) – The Spiteful Chant Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Instead of making music to get out of the hood, the hood kept him there because getting out seemed so bleak

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