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Lonnie Rashied Lynn, Jr., better known by his stage name Common, is an American hip hop artist> and actor.

Common debuted in 1992 with the album Can I Borrow a Dollar? and maintained a significant underground following into the late 90s, after which he gained notable mainstream success through his work with the Soulquarians.

His first major label album, Like Water for Chocolate, received widespread critical acclaim and tremendous commercial success. His first Grammy award was in 2003 for Best R&B; Song for “Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)” with Erykah Badu

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Can I Borrow a Dollar? (1992)

Can I Borrow A Dollar

01. A Penny For My Thoughts
02. Charms Alarm
03. Take It EZ
04. Heidi Hoe
05. Breaker 1/9
06. Two Scoops of Raisons
07. No Defense
08. Blows To The Temple
09. Just In The Nick Of Rhyme
10. Tricks Up My Sleeve
11. Puppy Chow
12. Soul By The Pound
13. Pitchin’ Pennies

Resurrection (1994)

Resurrection

01. Resurrection
02. I Used To Love H.E.R.
03. Watermelon
04. Book Of Life
05. In My Own World (Check The Method)
06. Another Wasted Night With…
07. Nuthin’ To Do
08. Communism
09. Wmoe
10. Thisisme
11. Orange Pineapple Juice
12. Chapter 13 (Rich Man vs. Poor Man)
13. Maintaining
14. Sum Shit I Wrote
15. Pop’s Rap

One Day It’ll All Make Sense (1997)

One Day It Will All Make Sense

01. Introspective
02. Invocation
03. Real Nigga Quotes
04. Retrospect For Life
05. Gettin’ Down At The Amphitheater
06. Food For Funk
07. G.O.D. (Gaining One’s Definition)
08. My City
09. Hungry
10. All Night Long
11. Stolen Moments Pt. l
12. Stolen Moments Pt. ll
13. 1 ‘2 Many…
14. Stolen Moments Pt. lll (Intro/Outro)
15. Making A Name For Ourselves
16. Reminding Me (Of Sef)
17. Pop’s Rap Part 2/Fatherhood

Like Water for Chocolate (2000)

Like Water for Chocolate

01. Time Travelin’ (A Tribute To Fela)
02. Heat (prod. by J Dilla)
03. Cold Blooded
04. Dooinit (prod. by J Dilla)
05. The Light (prod. by J Dilla)
06. Funky For You (prod. by J Dilla)
07. The Questions (prod. by J Dilla)
08. Time Travelin’ Reprise
09. The 6th Sense
10. A Film Called (Pimp)
11. Nag Champa (Afrodisiac For The World)
12. Thelonious (prod. by J Dilla)
13. Payback Is A Grandmother (prod. by J Dilla)
14. Geto Heaven Part Two
15. A Song For Assata
16. Pops Rap III….All My Children

Electric Circus (2002)

Electric Circus

01. Ferris Wheel
02. Soul Power (prod. by J Dilla)
03. Aquarius (prod. by J Dilla)
04. Electric Wire Hustle Flower
05. The Hustle
06. Come Close
07. New Wave
08. Star * 69 (PS With Love) (prod. by J Dilla)
09. I Got A Right Ta
10. Between Me, You & Liberation
11. I Am Music
12. Jimi Was A Rock Star
13. Heaven Somewhere

Be (2005)

Be

01. Be (Intro)
02. The Corner
03. GO!
04. Faithful
05. Testify
06. Love is… (prod. by J Dilla)
07. Chi-City
08. The Food
09. Real People
10. They Say
11. It’s Your World (prod. by J Dilla)

Finding Forever (2007)

Finding Forever

01. Intro
02. Start The Show
03. The People
04. Drivin’ Me Wild
05. I Want You
06. Southside
07. The Game
08. U, Black Maybe
09. So Far To Go
10. Break My Heart
11. Misunderstood
12. Forever Begins