VIDEO – MAGNUM OPUS: THE MAKINGS OF COMMON’S “THE LIGHT”

Check out Complex Magazine‘s video series “Magnum Opus”, in which they go behind the scenes of a classic Hip Hop song.  This month’s is Common‘s “The Light”, produced by our brother, the late great J Dilla.  The video goes behind the scenes into the making of “The Light” with special interviews by Frank Nitt, James Poysner, Bob Powers, Erykah Badu, & Common himself.  This is something you should really watch if you are a true Common/Dilla/Hip Hop fan.

http://www.complex.com/tv/shows/magnum-opus/the-light-common-magnum-opus#ooid=pzaTNpcDrE4odMpNKmtgczRVh-nRbQWk

Common Freestyle at Fat Beats NYC 1997

Summer of 1997, A young Common Sense stopped by Fat Beats NYC and dropped a freestyle over a Gang Starr classic “You Know My Steez”. Peace to Preemo and R.I.P to Guru. Make sure you check out Preemo, along with Mr. Choc and Icy Ice this Sunday 8/10 at the Yost Theater in Santa Ana. This video is courtesy of our friend Dj Eclipse. Make sure you follow his youtube channel itsdjeclipse.

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