10 Springtime Jams From Legendary Soulful Singers

March 19, 2014  |  

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.

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