Nobody's Smiling (Deluxe Version)
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||ExplicitThe Neighborhood (feat. Lil Herb & Cocaine 80s)||Common||3:58||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNo Fear||Common||3:12||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDiamonds (feat. Big Sean)||Common||3:53||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBlak Majik (feat. Jhene Aiko)||Common||3:19||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSpeak My Piece||Common||3:51||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHustle Harder (feat. Snoh Aalegra & Dreezy)||Common||3:58||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNobody's Smiling (feat. Malik Yusef)||Common||4:16||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitReal (feat. Elijah Blake)||Common||3:22||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitKingdom (feat. Vince Staples)||Common||6:22||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRewind That||Common||5:21||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitOut On Bond (feat. Vince Staples)||Common||3:25||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||Explicit7 Deadly Sins||Common||3:08||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitYoung Hearts Run Free (feat. Cocaine 80s)||Common||4:33||$1.29||View in iTunes|
With Common's hometown of Chicago reeling from rampant gun violence, his 10th studio album, Nobody's Smiling, is a meditation on that crisis. Produced by longtime collaborator No I.D., the album features big names like Big Sean and Jhene Aiko alongside Chicago fixtures such as Lil Herb and Dreezy. It takes its cues from both '90s boom-bap and the darker sound of Kanye West's Yeezus. Common weaves his own experiences and memories growing up in the Windy City into those of the tracks' narrators, creating an impressionistic tableau: "These streets is my religion," he raps on the standout "Kingdom," which has a gospel choir that evokes that of "Jesus Walks." The abrasive beats of "Blak Majik" and "Hustle Harder" are some of Common's hardest-hitting in years; they jibe perfectly with the heated, mournful tone of his lyrics.
I thought one day it'll all make sense
What is happening to the art of rap?!
Common & Nas don't flow anymore these cats use to be married to the beat.
This is just talking over a beat. Where is the flow?
Keep it classy
This is immortal music, a classic. Meaning you can enjoy this music now and again in 10, 15 and 20 yrs from now. It's not the soulless music put out by most you hear on the radio! Thank you Common for your contribution to the preservation of Hip Hop!
speak my piece speak my piece
iAll i do is speak my piece speak my piece speak my piece take my lease this is nobody frowning.
Born: March 13, 1972 in Chicago, IL
Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s