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August 11, 2007 As a socially aware, chart-topping artist in contemporary hip-hop, Common is anything but.

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August 9, 2007 We don't always get it right when it comes to reviewing the best CDs out there. On this edition ...

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June 10, 2005 We report on what editors, industry execs and indie writers think are the hot sounds of summer 2005.

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June 10, 2005 We report on what editors, industry execs and indie writers think are the hot sounds of summer 2005.

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October 15, 2010 A reissue of the highly influential rap album aims to please fans eager to revisit the classics.

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June 17, 2005 Is the Chicago rapper's Be the best hip-hop release of the year? Will Hermes thinks so.

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Finding Forever

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  • Album: Finding Forever
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Finding Forever

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  • Album: Finding Forever
  • Artist: Common
  • Label: Geffen
  • Released: 2007
 

Be

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  • Label: Geffen Records
  • Released: 2005
 

The Spirit Music Jamia: Dance of the Infidel

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  • Album: The Spirit Music Jamia: Dance of the Infidel
  • Artist: Meshell Ndegeocello
  • Label: Shanachie Records
  • Released: 2005
 

State of Mind

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  • Album: State of Mind
  • Artist: Raúl Midón
  • Label: Manhattan Records
  • Released: 2005
 

Resurrection (Deluxe Edition)

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  • Album: Resurrection (Deluxe Edition)
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  • Released: 2010