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Monday, June 22, 2009

Hillel Cool J- Anything But Common Vol. 1

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Thankfully I was blessed with growing up in Chicago and loving hip-hop because it meant I got to listen to Common (Sense). This lyricist played with words like no other and to this day I’m STILL catching new wordplays in his classic album Resurrection. However, what I admire most about Common is his growth as a true artist. He has never been afraid to try on new sounds, new flows, and new directions… challenging his audience along the way. Some folks are great hip-hop MCs but Common will go down as a great musical influence. Since there is just too many incredible songs in his collection, I offer up this first installation.

“I met this girl, when I was ten years old and what I loved most she had so much soul…”

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Anything But Common Vol 1

Tracklist:
“I’m the C O, double M, O, to the N”
Resurrection Inst
Reminding Me (of Self)
Announcement
Be
Breaker 1/9 Slope Remix Inst
Soul By The Pound
U Black Maybe
Doinit
Rock the Verse
Get ‘Em High
Respiration Inst
Act Too
Resurrection
Resurrection Large Prof Remix
The 6th Sense
Like They Use To Say Inst
Electric Wire Hustler Flower
Tekzilla
Geto Heaven Brooklyn Funk Remix
Forever Begins

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posted by josh at 12:09 pm  

1 Comment »

  1. great mix josh, impecabble timing!
    would you mind posting a higher quality recording?

    Comment by justin reed — June 24, 2009 @ 3:41 pm

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