Review: 15 Thoughts On Common’s ‘Nobody’s Smiling’


Common’s 10th album, Nobody’s Smiling, is a dark and stark portrait of the streets of his own Chi City. With emerging talent pitching in alongside the 42-year-old lyricist’s always sharp lyrics, Nobody’s Smiling is a sparkling release in what’s been a tepid year for rap releases (so far). Here are 15 thoughts on Com’s latest (buy it here!). —Luke Fox