by Hugo Lunny
Few artists have been as revered or praised as the rapper formerly known as Common Sense. For the past thirteen plus years, the Chi-town emcee has entertained and presented bouts of introspection, which seem to be unforgettable. From “I Used To Love H.E.R.” through “Retrospect For Life” and “Sixth Sense,” fans and peers alike have kept Common’s praises sung loud.
It seems though, that talented artists don’t always get the commercial success and acclaim that they deserve. Yes, Common has gained respect around the globe, but in 2005, with the help of friend and fellow Chicago native Kanye West, Common seems set to see success beyond his experiences.
A wealth of classic descriptions with regards to his forthcoming album “BE” have helped hype up the release (which drops in May) considerably. Common even has his single “The Corners” on BET’s 106th and Park, something an introspective artist doesn’t often manage.
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