It's not often people are mad at the likable Common, but American author and poet Maya Angelou is a little upset with him for the time being. The black female autobiographer, who appeared on the intro to Com's latest album The Dreamer, The Believer with a new poem, told the NY Post that his use of the n-word was "vulgar and dangerous."
“I’m surprised and disappointed. I don’t know why he chose to do that. I had never heard him use that [word] before. I admired him so because he wasn’t singing the line of least resistance.”
As far as Common knew, he made her aware of the language contained on his project. Hopefully the two can patch this up rather quickly.