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Common on ‘The Combat Jack Show’

Common sits down with Combat Jack of “The Combat Jack Show” to promote his new album, Nobody’s Smiling. He also speaks on Chicago hip-hop artists, the purpose behind his new project and supporting the new artists coming out of the city. Listen to the full interview below and check out a few interview highlights.

  • 13:00 – The evolution of Chicago hip-hop artists.
  • 19:00 – Speaks on single “Kingdom” featuring Vince Staples and working with No I.D.
  • 25:00 – Common on his relationship with his mother and first experience with racism.
  • 32:00 – Responds to President Obama and Jeremiah Wright’s relationship and his experience with the media.
  • 38:00 – Common speaks on watching Jordan’s rise to stardom.
  • 45:00 – His connection to Emmett Til.
  • 59:00 – The influence of House Music
  • 1:10:00 – Jam Master Jay almost signs Common and the development of Common’s brand
  • 1:20:00 – Common speaks on beef with Drake
  • 1:25:00 – Erykah Badu


1 Comment

  1. MISSYCAT (U BESTIA BELIEVE IT) on July 12, 2014 at 1:46 pm

    COMMON THIS PHOTO OF U IS STRANGE WHAT DOES IT ALL MEANS I WAS A FAN OF YOURS. BUT U ARE WEIRD AND ALSO THERE ARE A FEW MORE REASONS WHY I DON’T SUPPORT YOUR MUSIC I’M JUST GOING TO GIVE A LITTLE RESPECT AND NOT SPEAK ON IT AT ALL.