Today In Hip-Hop: Common Releases ‘Finding Forever’

On this day, July 31, in hip-hop history... 2007: All eyes were on Common as the hip-hop community was eager to see what he had up his sleeve after releasing the arguably classic Be album two years prior. One major blow to recreating that winning formula was that J. Dilla had passed away from cardiac arrest. However, Common still managed to deliver a solid album in Finding Forever with Kanye West stepping up to the plate once again. The album achieved Gold status from the RIAA in just a few months and went on to win a Grammy the following year. Finding ...

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