September 24, 2010 @ 09:42 PM
1991.

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Location: Oregon.

I'm no Common fanboy, but I have a LOT of respect for Common Sense.

Underrated? One of the top MC's ever? Post your thoughts.

With all these artist appreciation threads, I thought it was only right to make one for COMMON.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=C99iG4HoO1c
www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZRH68Ib1Ko
www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7B2VgRShew
www.youtube.com/watch?v=6mnKNr2Tiq8
September 24, 2010 @ 09:46 PM
Bubbs619

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extremely underrated
September 24, 2010 @ 09:47 PM
1991.

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Location: Oregon.

no doubt.
September 24, 2010 @ 09:48 PM
THiZZ

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Underrated...No, Underappreciated yes...Top Mc well that depends on the category. IMO honest opinion he is nice with his wordplay and story telling. I prefer his older material over his new but that doesn't mean he doesn't have good stuff as well. However like all generations its a matter of taste and relevance. He's getting older so his material is changing and the younger gen either doesn't care for what he has to say nor understand the concept of the lyrics. To me his songs are often sometimes something you hear and then you go back and listen to it and say damn why the fuck did i pass this up, shits nice. Just speaking from personally experience when i was like 15 i kinda just passed on him but now that im 24 and i go back and listen to his shit im like damn nothin but classics...

-THiZZ
September 24, 2010 @ 09:52 PM
db_cooper

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def not underrated but he dope

like water for chocolate was a fresh album
September 24, 2010 @ 10:02 PM
coco thai

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'Testify' is definitely my favorite song by him.
September 24, 2010 @ 10:05 PM
BackLike45'

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=C99iG4HoO1c


It's only right that you start with this song. One of my all time favorites. NEVER get tired of hearing it.
September 24, 2010 @ 10:17 PM
1991.

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ThiZZ I like a lot of that.

'Underated - No, Underappreciated - Yes.'
- Word.
September 25, 2010 @ 01:27 AM
Jaylib

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he's one of my top 5.......definitely the man. THiZZ put it right
September 25, 2010 @ 01:27 AM
alberto1989

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September 25, 2010 @ 01:39 AM
♥♥♥

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_-qRcHAhzk
one of my favorite songs ever
September 25, 2010 @ 01:49 AM
da

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September 25, 2010 @ 06:14 AM
Kongo

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extremely underrated


Def a classic imo
September 25, 2010 @ 06:22 AM
Shaun

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Legendary on the mic. cool
September 25, 2010 @ 08:59 AM
Steve Bartman

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This is my fav rap song
Everything flows right.. point..blank..period cool
September 25, 2010 @ 09:38 AM
DStyles

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Location: Brooklyn, NY

No where in my top 10...heck not even in my top 20 but I got respect for this guy and I enjoy his music.

I used to love her uh uh i used to love her uh uh

Last.fm - DStyles23 Xbox Live GT: DStyles23

September 25, 2010 @ 02:33 PM
NoStress

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_-qRcHAhzk
one of my favorite songs ever


This song right here.. amazing

burr

September 25, 2010 @ 02:38 PM
FROADS

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Location: East L.A

One of the realest emcees in Hip Hop..The man is a poet IMO

This is a verse off a song from his Rawkus days with Kweli and Monch-The Truth

Let the truth be told from young souls that become old
From days spent in the jungle, where must one go
To find it, time is real, we can't rewind it
Out of everybody I met, who told the truth? Time did
We find kids speakin 'cause it's naturally in us
But the false prophets by tellin us we born sinners
Venders of hate, got me battlin my own mind state
At a divine rate, I ain't in this just to rhyme great
See the truth in the thighs of a stripper, the eyes of my
September 25, 2010 @ 03:51 PM
jonathontwiz

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he is not underated anymore cuz kanye helped him reach out to a wider fanbase, he is definately one of the dopest
September 26, 2010 @ 06:47 PM
urbanglowcam

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Location: CA

Common's definitely my favorite rapper. Seen him several times in concert and looking forward to "The Believer". I also hope he does more collabos with the Roots and does "The Standard" with Q-Tip.
October 24, 2011 @ 02:19 AM
sion

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