Archive for October 10, 2011
Young, Wild & Free
Exclusive in-depth interview with Common. In part 1 Common talks to Nick Huff Barili about his new album “The Dreamer, The Believer” which he says is produced by No I.D, who handled the production of Common’s early albums. Common states that although the new album is not coming out through Kanye’s Good Music label, he still considers himself part of Good Music because he and Kanye are like brothers.
Common address the rumors that him and Nas are working on an album, stating that they were originally going to put out a mixtape together called Nas (dot) Com but that they are now going to make an album together after both of them put our there solo albums.
In his book “One Day It Will All Make Sense” Common mentions that early in his acting career he had a hard time getting non-stereotypical roles. In this interview with Hard Knock TV he mentions that his ideal role would be to play a character like James Bond. Common goes on to explain how acting has helped his music.
Common ends part 1 of this interview by sharing his thoughts on the possibility that there will ever be a Soulquarians album.