Common unleashes “War” from new No I.D. produced album ‘Nobody’s Smiling’

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Adding to the long list of exciting projects set to be released in 2014, one of Hip Hop’s greatest Common throws his hat into the ring with the announcement of a new album produced entirely by esteemed beatsmith No I.D.

The new album titled Nobody’s Smiling is inspired by the current state of affairs in the veteran rapper’s home of Chicago, with it’s high murder rate, child gang violence and various other socio-economical ills, and aims to bring about awareness and change.
To kick off the proceedings, Common and No I.D bring us “War” a stark and militant-inspired call to action, brining us a rap “eye witness news” perspective on the battle going on in the Chi-town streets. Press play below…