A Beautiful Revolution (Рt 2)

Common - A Beautiful Revolution (Рt 2)
Critic Score
Based on 7 reviews
2021 Ratings: #310 / 527
User Score
Based on 61 ratings
2021 Ratings: #515
Liked by 3 people
September 10, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
Loma Vista / Label
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I like the more upbeat live jazz feel, but overall this series is a letdown. I havent been impressed with a Common record since the excellent return to form, Black America Again. This is easily one of his weakest albums to date, it feels lyrically inconsequential, uninspired and sonically all-over-the-place.
Common past his prime - wait, no - Common *past his* past his prime outdid Kanye and Drake looool. A little better then the project before it, the grooves are groovier and the music is a bit more fun to pay attention to and follow along with. Always nice to see one of the older legends show they still got it, that stretch from A Beautiful Chicago Kid to Majesty was absolutely lovely.
Conscious rap from the early 90s brought in 2021. Nice project.
Again common back again album episode album dope good musician bests rhymes moving lyrical that hip hop real. Good album.
Story about talk he life’s. Moving on. Favorite song When We Move
Set It Free Intro (Push Out The Noise) Album best year. So far. 2021. candidates
I think the idea for the album was good but the execution was lacking. Leading up to the album Common said this about it “ The spirit of the album was meant to emulate what a greater day would sound and feel like. We were in the midst of some tough political and socially challenging times. There was still hurt, anger and pain lingering, so I was thinking, ‘what is the next step in this revolution?’ I thought about what being still in these times had brought me and that was a ... read more
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Track List

  1. Intro (Push Out The Noise)
  2. A Beautiful Chicago Kid
  3. When We Move
  4. Set It Free
  5. Majesty (Where We Gonna Take It)
  6. Poetry
  7. Saving Grace
  8. Star Of The Gang
  9. Imagine
  10. Get It Right
  11. OUTRO (Exclamation Point)
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Added on: August 17, 2021