(Video) No I.D. Chats With REVOLT About Chicago Gun Violence And Common’s “Nobody’s Smiling”

Common took it back to his roots when he released Nobody’s smiling.” Those roots are Chi-town producer, No I.D. When REVOLT caught up to the Chicago native, he discusses the influences Common had for his latest project as well as the spark in gun violence in the city. Check it out after the jump.

#DJFunkFlexApp New Music: Common – Nobodys Smiling [Album Stream]

Common returns with his 10th studio album “Nobodys Smiling” The LP comes with features from Big Sean, Jhene Aiko, Lil Herb, Vince Staples and more. Take a early listen to the LP after the jump!

Common Unveils That Rakim Was An Inspiration While Making ‘Nobody’s Smiling’

As Common gears up for the release of his homage to the state of Chicago ‘Nobody’s Smiling’, he has revealed the inspiration and collaborations within the piece! From the intro itself ‘The Neighborhood’ featuring Lil Herb and James Fauntelroy, to the beautiful Jhene Aiko assist. Common continued to unveil his influences in creating ‘Nobody’s Smiling’ which include the sounds of Rakim!

(Video) Common Freestyles On Sway In The Morning

Common recently stopped by Sway’s morning show on Shade 45 to discuss his forthcoming album Nobody’s Smiling (due out July 22,) and of course kicked the customary freestyle for DJ Wonder’s “5 Fingers of Death.” Watch Common go in below!

(Video) Common Takes Over The 2014 Essence Festival!

Chi-town great, Common has taken his talents to this year’s Essence Festival for the endless celebrations and promotion of his new album ‘Nobody’s Smiling’. Watch as Common brings you through his journey in New Orleans, including performances, chats about the album/state of Chicago and more here!

(Video) Common & Big Sean Release Teaser For ‘Diamonds’!

As Common gears up to deliver his upcoming album ‘Nobody’s Smiling’ he has delivered the teaser for his Big Sean assisted track ‘Diamonds! Check out the clip filled with creative visuals here.

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