'Be,' a Remarkable CD from Common

Rapper Common on the cover of his CD, 'Be'

The Chicago-based rapper Common, pictured on his new CD. Geffen Records hide caption

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The new CD by rapper Common, called Be, could be the best hip-hop release of the year, Will Hermes says. It's produced by grammy award-winning artist Kanye West, a longtime rap friend of Common, and a fellow Chicagoan.

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Be
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Common
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Geffen Records
Released
2005

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