10 Springtime Jams From Legendary Soulful Singers
The Light — Common
Fourteen years ago, rapper Common was in an intense relationship with soul singer Erykah Badu — at least that’s how it seemed to most hip-hop fans. He chose to express his love on ‘The Light’ that year from his ‘Like Water For Chocolate’ LP. Besides the banging beat and mushy lyrics, producer J Dilla grabs extra points for cleverly utilizing Bobby Caldwell’s ‘Open Your Eyes’ on the hook.