Common Songs, Videos, & Albums


Common - Nobody’s Smiling Cover

Common - Nobody’s Smiling [Album]

Rap is young man’s game, always churning old waters for the next new thing, always feeding the bones of the previous generation to the next. So it’s no surprise that only a select few manage to build careers that last... Read Full Review

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Common ft. Big Sean - Diamonds Artwork

Common ft. Big Sean - Diamonds [Stream]

Common‘s now been in the game for decades, and as he prepares to drop his tenth album, he doesn’t sound like he’s lost a lyrical step; at least if new release Diamonds is any indication. Featuring a verse... Read More

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Common - Speak My Piece Artwork

Common - Speak My Piece [Stream]

Common ain’t the type to keep his mouth shut when he’s got something on his mind. (I mean, he is a rapper.) Fortunately, hip-hop fans worldwide are all too happy to listen when he puts in his two cents. On Speak... Read More

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Common ft. Vince Staples - Kingdom Artwork

Common ft. Vince Staples - Kingdom [Stream]

Everybody get in the car, ‘cause Common‘s taking us to church. No need to worry if you’re not rocking your Sunday best; newly-released as the lead single off the Chi-town vet’s 11th studio album,... Read More

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Wale ft. Rick Ross & Common - Sunshine (Remix) Artwork

Wale ft. Rick Ross & Common - Sunshine (Remix) [Stream]

Though Wale‘s junior set hit stores back in June of 2013, The Gifted is a gift that just seems to keep on giving. Just in time for spring, the DMV heavyweight has liberated the official remix of Sunshine, a soulful... Read More

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Sweet 16: Rappers Who Can Really Play Basketball Playlist Image

Sweet 16: Rappers Who Can Really Play Basketball [Playlist]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…March Madness! Regardless of who you have in your Final Four, one thing we can all agree on is that this is the most exciting sporting event of the calender year. To... Read More

Common ft. Ab-Soul - Made in Black America Artwork

Common ft. Ab-Soul - Made in Black America [Stream & Download]

January’s War found Common offering an incisive, thought-provoking lyrical take on gun violence in his native Chicago. On the newly-released Made in Black America, the Windy City mainstay continues to address the issues... Read More

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Common - War Artwork

Common - War [Stream & Download]

As the tongue-in-cheek nickname “Chiraq” implies, much of the Windy City is currently in a state of War. On a freshly-minted promotional single, local mainstay Common sets out to make the tragic consequences of... Read More

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Yancey Boys ft. Common & Dezi Paige - Quicksand Artwork

Yancey Boys ft. Common & Dezi Paige - Quicksand [Stream]

Though the great J Dilla passed away seven years ago, we’ve yet to plumb the depths of his catalog. Just recently, a new cache of unreleased beats was discovered. And who better to blaze them than John “Illa J”... Read More

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Aaradhna ft. Common - Wake Up (Remix) Artwork

Aaradhna ft. Common - Wake Up (Remix) [Stream]

Back in April, New Zealand soul songstress Aaradhna stepped into the Booth with her U.S. debut single, a cut expressly designed to Wake listeners Stateside Up to her considerable talents. Its soulful throwback style left few... Read More

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Robert Glasper ft. Common & Patrick Stump - I Stand Alone Artwork

Robert Glasper ft. Common & Patrick Stump - I Stand Alone [Stream]

Fresh off making his solo DJBooth debut with the reader-approved Calls, Blue Note songwriter, producer and pianist Robert Glasper returns with another left-of-center cut off his forthcoming LP. The title of new single I Stand... Read More

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Common - I Used to Love H.E.R. Artwork

Throwback Thursdays: Common - I Used to Love H.E.R. [Stream]

To this day, whenever I hear a rapper giving a first-person account of a romantic relationship, I listen between the lines to ascertain whether the woman (or, more rarely, the man) at the heart of the drama is actually a... Read More

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