#LongPlayLove: Common’s Like Water for Chocolate – Celebrating 15 Years by Justin Chadwick @justin_chadwick @common @questlove @TheDangelo @gonzomike @ronworthy
March 28, 2015
Happy 15th Birthday to Common’s fourth LP Like Water for Chocolate, originally released March 28, 2000.
Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr. – better known as Common – was introduced to tens of millions of people around the globe, for the very first time, with his impassioned speech following his and collaborator John Legend’s deserving Best Original Song triumph at last month’s Academy Awards. While Common is just now garnering broader household name recognition, and rightfully so, there are many of us who have been well acquainted with the man and his music for just shy of a quarter-century. Read more of this post