Common Talks About "Nobody's Smiling" and Growing Up In Chicago on "The Combat Jack Show"

"Nobody's Smiling" drops on July 22.

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Common appeared on The Combat Jack Show recently to continue the promotion for his upcoming album, Nobody's Smiling. During the 90 minute conversation, Common detailed the process of working on his new album, as well as his experiences growing up in Chicago and looking up to Michael Jordan as a kid. He also touched on what it was like to reconnect with No I.D. and how the album addresses black on black crime.

Take a listen to the full interview below. Nobody's Smiling is due out on July 22 with features from Big Sean, Vince Staples, Jhené Aiko, and more.

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