Albums The Best Common Albums of All Time  

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Before he was an actor, Common was widely considered one of the best rappers of all time. List of the best Common albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Common discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Common albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Common singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Common album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Common album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Common album of all time?" or "What are the top Common albums?" then this list will answer your questions. List includes Be, Like Water for Chocolate, more.

This list of popular Common CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Use this list to build a whole new one just like it, then re-rank it to fit your opinion.
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Be


Be is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Common Albums of All Time
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Artist: Common

Release Date: 2005

Tracks: The Corner, Testify, Love Is..., It's Your World, Parts 1 & 2, + more

Length (mins): 00:42:39

Label: GOOD Music

Genres (Music): Hip hop music, Spoken word, Alternative hip hop, Neo soul, Jazz rap, + more

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Like Water for Chocolate is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Common Albums of All Time
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Artist: Common

Release Date: 2000

Producer: Ahmir-Khalib Thompson, James Poyser, J Dilla, DJ Premier, Karriem Riggins

Tracks: A Film Called (Pimp), The Light, Cold Blooded, Time Travelin' (A Tribute to Fela), Time Travelin' (reprise), + more

Length (mins): 01:17:44

Genres (Music): Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Neo soul, Funk, Political hip hop, + more

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Resurrection


Resurrection is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Common Albums of All Time
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Artist: Common, Common Sense

Release Date: 1994

Producer: Ernest Wilson

Tracks: Sum Shit I Wrote, Resurrection, Nuthin' to Do, Book of Life, Orange Pineapple Juice, + more

Length (mins): 00:54:54

Genres (Music): Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, Jazz rap, Chicago hip hop

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One Day It'll All Make Sense is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Common Albums of All Time
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Artist: Common

Release Date: 1997

Producer: Ernest Wilson, Karriem Riggins

Tracks: Stolen Moments, Part I, Food for Funk, Reminding Me (of Sef), Gettin' Down at the Amphitheater, + more

Length (mins): 01:10:17

Genres (Music): Hip hop music, Political hip hop, Conscious hip hop, Chicago hip hop

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