My story like yours, yo it gotta be told

from Common (Ft. Will.I.Am) – A Dream Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

This song is featured on the soundtrack of the 2007 movie Freedom Writers. The movie is about a class of at-risk students in a Long Beach high school. The class’s young teacher unites them with the power of writing as they write about their life stories. A line from the movie is, “Everyone has their own story, and it’s important for you to tell your own story.”

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