Tag : Common

Lego Hip-Hop

Format Magazine posted 20 hip-hop album covers recreated with Legos, photographed by Nick Hanekom. My favorite is Common’s Be. And Stankonia made me laugh. I need to get my Legos…

Talib Kweli – Eardrum

This album caught me by surprise. Talib’s last few albums didn’t do much for me. So I came at this album expecting more of the same. Train of Thought gets a high spot in my mind. Forunately, Kweli came with…

Common – Finding Forever

I was being hard on Common. My initial impressions of his new album weren’t great. His lyrics don’t seem as strong. Kanye’s production isn’t hitting me like his work on Be. I’m not in love with the cover art. I…

Common – Be

I picked up Common’s new album Finding Forever yesterday. I want to say how I feel about that album. But first I’ll talk about Be, his previous release. This album was Common’s “comeback” for a lot of people. Fans thought…