What I need from you is understanding that I'm standing
On my own two, down with my own crew

from Common – Sum Shit I Wrote Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

“What I need from you is understanding” — 1993 R&B song from Xscape

Understanding…standing on my own two — Common is doing his own thing, like the “entrepreneur who stepped in manure” he references on Communism

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