I used to dream every night, now I never dream at all
I'm hopin' that it's cause I'm livin' everything I want
CG used to dream as a child. He hopes the reason why he doesn’t dream now is because he’s living out the success he imagined.
This could also be a reference to CG’s well known alcohol problems. Drugs like alcohol can interfere with the body’s natural sleep cycle, often preventing dreams.
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