Common Is Gearing Up To Make Major Changes In Chicago
As a native of Chicago, the turmoil in the city hits very close to home for Common. However, the rapper isn’t taking Chi-Town’s current stance very lightly and recently unveiled that he’s going to grave lengths to make drastic changes.
After already partnering with Kanye to provide 20,000 jobs for the young people of Chi-Town, Common tells the Power 105 Breakfast Club that he has other plans coming to fruition. “We making moves, I always try to look at the positive and be like ‘Man, we’re about to change this.’ I’m teaming up with people that’s in the field cause it’s people that are out there doing that work everyday.”
As far as his thoughts on the city’s increasing violence Common says,”It’s a problem. Can’t nobody be proud of that.”
Common’s 10th studio LP Nobody’s Smiling drops today.