These girls couldn't care less when the chips under
The chips are up and on my shoulder, you heard me?

from Childish Gambino – Kids Lyrics on Rap Genius


“When the chips are down” means whenever you’re down on your luck or not doing too well at the moment, so CG is saying that girls never cared about him back before he was famous and confident, but now that his chips are up (he’s rich, famous, and confident) they’re coming from him but “the chips are…on my shoulder” meaning he still has a chip on his shoulder (still angry) about how these same girls treated him early.

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