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    Default The new Common album...

    Sorry if there's already a thread goin about this, but what do you guys think of Common's new album? I've sampled a little of it on Myspace... it's decent.

    "Universal Mind Control", "Punch Drunk Love", "Make my Day", and "What a World" are pretty good. "Sex 4 Suga" is annoying as hell lol. Some some positives and negatives. Your guys' thoughts?
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    neptunes fucked up what could have been a decent common album
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    good album ally....stop hatin'. we both know common's "resurrection" days are long gone. plus UMC is a hot song to dance to...

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    Does the Blizzard Man guest on it?
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    I hate it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by C DUB YA View Post
    I hate it.
    really? damn...maybe i've just lowered my hip hop standards drastically lately...

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    Common has not been good in 10 years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueDevil50 View Post
    damn...maybe i've just lowered my standards drastically lately...
    That happened as soon as you decided to become a pig.
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    Quote Originally Posted by vinylmartyr View Post
    Common has not been good in 10 years.
    I thought both "Be" and "Finding Forever" were good albums.. Especially "Be". The Common Sense days are long gone though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Dylanja View Post
    That happened as soon as you decided to become a pig.
    really hate cops that much huh? pretty sad dude...just stop talking out of your ass.

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    be was the last good Common album. finding forever has some gems, but overall no real direction. Him signing to G.O.O.D. Music has more than likely killed his career. He's a lyricist and lately the beats he's chosen, while interesting to listen to, do not compliment his artistry.

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    The Common Sense days ARE long gone, although BE gave me a glimmer of hope. I haven't listened to this new one yet. I'll have to sample it I guess, but even The Roots' last album sucked, IMO. First time I was let down by a Roots album.

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    Quote Originally Posted by allyjoy View Post
    be was the last good Common album. finding forever has some gems, but overall no real direction. Him signing to G.O.O.D. Music has more than likely killed his career. He's a lyricist and lately the beats he's chosen, while interesting to listen to, do not compliment his artistry.

    Blue, it's not hate if it's the truth.
    i get where you're coming from...and i definitely agree with the last two albums. liked BE a lot, not so much with FF. i disagree with the label killing his career, since technically, he tried to kill it himself with the fucking electric circus cd. garbage. as far as this cd, i'd put it up there with be. but maybe i'm just biased cuz i really love that song, UMC. i LOVE old skool/funk.

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    I love old school hip hop, but if I want to listen to it, I will play the original and not some cheap knock off. I like the track, UMC, and if the album had a couple of throw back tracks, that would be fine. The problem I'm seeing right now, especially out of GM, is a lack of originality. The reason that Common is as well respected as he is, is that he remained true to his words which is what should be expected of any mc. These last two albums, specifically, he's stepped away from himself. This is not to say that I don't want an artist to evolve, but that I feel he's trying to change his music to fit the fads that won't stand the test of time & I truly believe that as an artist, he is timeless.
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    Electric Circus was great, especially live with a full band!!
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    I think Be is a fucking masterpiece, maybe even moreso than LWFC, and yeah Finding Forever was a step down, but when it was good it was really good. So it was still a solid album. This one isn't as bad as I thought it was upon first listen. It's growing on me a bit. I just have to get used to the change in direction. I do think he's trying to adjust to the fads a bit much.

    I've never been all that interested in Common the rapper as much I am his taste in producers, which has pretty much always been stellar. I usually love the Neptunes but this time, it's not working as well as I thought it might. We'll see, only time will tell for me and this album.
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