Video: Common Was Inspired By A Prostitute

Lonnie says he wrote “It’s Your World” off 2005’s Be after having a conversation with a call-girl. He also discusses writing “Come Close,” his collaboration with Mary J. Blige from Electric Circus – as well as his songwriting process as a whole. Props to VIBE

Previously: Nas & Common on Violent Rap Lyrics (Video)

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6 Responses to “Video: Common Was Inspired By A Prostitute”

  1. hl Says:

    I just listened to Max B for the first time. SMH

  2. Yung Hopp Says:

    Ay nation, I think it’s just here but I was unable to watch this and the Scott Storch / The Roots clip from the embed video. Had to go to the Vibe website on both occasions. It’s workin’ fine for me there.

  3. D_Block_4_Life Says:

    I just listened to Max B for the first time. SMH
    My condolences.

  4. donkilluminati Says:

    great title for a post. havent watched the video yet. but i think only common would be inspired to write a song from a prostitute. man i wish i was a rapper, these dudes common, nas, and rae are too cool.

  5. kAiros Says:

    there isn’t a god given day that has passed that i haven’t listened to that song.

    everything about that record is a classic.

    the story.
    the beat.
    the flows.
    and the hook (by bilal)

    the kids at the end…

    pops rap


    great song.

  6. Nah Right » Video: Nas on “If I Ruled The World” Says:

    […] (the Columbia Records/Salaam Remi link) at the same songwriter’s panel where Common discussed writing “It’s Your World” & “Come Close.” He also talks about working with […]

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