I had a job but the boss man let me go (He said)
I'm sorry but I won't be needing your help no more (I said)

from Aloe Blacc – I Need a Dollar Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Based on context, it looks like the narrator was laid off, not fired. A lot of Americans are just losing jobs because the companies can’t afford to keep as many employees during a recession. They did nothing wrong but still get the pink slip.

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