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by Pizzo
7 July, 2011@12:14 pm
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This is definitely good news. While in our recent review of Big Sean’s Finally Famous, we posed the question, “what if these (No I.D.) beats were given to Common?” As it turns out, Common will reunite with his longtime collaborator for The Dreamer, The Believer, as No I.D. will produce the entire thing, MTV reports:

“That was the first song we did for the album,” Common told MTV News. “No ID said, ‘I got something for you.’ He played that beat, I was like, ‘Oh, sh–.’ I kind of hopped into it, like a zone, a character almost [while] writing it. It was just so raw, something like ’95, but new sounding. Then he put up this Nas vocal [sample] going, ‘Ghetto dreams,’ and then I was like, ‘Oh sh–.’ “

Nas heard an early version of the track and immediately wanted to jump on the song. According to Common, No ID and Nas were in the studio recording together when the producer played the Queensbridge MC the record. “Once Nas heard that — No ID played it for them ’cause they was working — and Nas was like, ‘I’ll get on that,’ ” Common said. “And Nas is my favorite MC, so that was a blessing.”

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0 Responses to "No I.D. Producing Entire Common LP"
  • TomL says:

    I guess now we have the answer as production goes

  • KC says:

    I think I just pulled something while dancing around my living room…

  • Tom says:

    Maybe he will redeem himself after completely selling out. He would have a lot of explaining to do.

  • pthemt says:

    Super nice, cant wait to hear some more classic common material.

  • Dayz says:

    Common + No ID = Classic material!!! Great news indeed! Feels like cats are really making a strive to bring that 90′s vibe back to the scene, I couldn’t be happier!!!

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