I guess them nightmares as a child
Had me scared, but left me prepared for a while

from 2Pac (Ft. Dramacydal) – Me Against The World Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Nightmares he had as a child prepared him for real life, which is a nightmare in and of itself.

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