The music video was directed by Emmanuel Afolabi and produced by Marie Cisco.
In the late 90s, ‘Mos Def And Talib Kweli Are Black Star’ forged a new path.
Before hip-hop and R&B got together, the rap ballad showed the softer side of hip-hop. The best hip-hop love songs prove that MCs need love too.
The album includes new arrangements and performances of tunes associated with Armstrong, with special guests including Wynton Marsalis and Common.
The single is taken from Common’s new album, ‘A Beautiful Revolution Pt. 2.’
2Pac, Biggie, Nas, Wu-Tang Clan, Missy, Outkast, Dre, Snoop: The 90s were a decade in which hip hop became one of the biggest genres in the world.
The music video was directed by Emmanuel Afolabi.
Not often a label thought of in hip-hop terms, the best Motown samples prove that Berry Gordy’s empire had more than enough beats for the crate-diggers.
Common released 'Be' in 2005, returning to 'conscious hip-hop' for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to record with both Kanye West and J Dilla as producers.
‘It is music to uplift, heal, and inspire listeners dealing with racial injustices as well as other social injustices,’ says Common.
Blue Note and hip-hop have become inextricably linked. The label has been sampled countless time and now signs artists that merge jazz and rap.
Common hit reset on hip-hop with his ‘Like Water For Chocolate’ album, paying tribute to the black trailblazers who came before him.
Poetic and provocative, Common rose from underground hip-hop to become the music’s fiercest custodian. The best Common songs reveal how.
A watershed moment in hip-hop, ‘Things Fall Apart’ combined the raw energy of The Roots’ live shows with peerless production to birth a classic album.
Academy Award-winner Common is set to executive produce the untitled project.