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Common: Black America Again (Def Jam/ARTium CD/DL)

Michael A. Gonzales, The Wire, January 2017

HARKING BACK to the late 1960s/early 70s protest pop when The Last Poets and Gil Scott-Heron led the rhythmic revolution with powerful poetics soaked in anger and gasoline, Common’s latest album is one of the year’s most powerful statements.

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