Editors’ Notes Intimate yet expansive in its depiction of his Windy City, Be is Common’s return to his street-poet roots after the quirky Electric Circus. There’s a starkly real yet ultimately positive worldview throughout, because Common brings as much thoughtfulness to a track about gangbanging (“The Corner”) as he does the gorgeous self-love anthem “It’s Your World.” It’s the equivalent of listening to riveting stories from your pops . . . but over a soulful, scratchy beat.

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Be (Intro)
1
2:24
 
The Corner (feat. The Last Poets) [feat. The Last Poets]
2
3:45
 
Go!
3
3:44
 
Faithful
4
3:33
 
Testify
5
2:36
 
Love Is...
6
4:10
 
Chi-City
7
3:27
 
The Food (Live)
8
3:36
 
Real People
9
2:48
 
They Say (feat. Kanye West & John Legend)
10
3:57
 
It's Your World, Pt. 1 & 2
11
8:33
 

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