I must admit it took me a couple of times to listen to this Cd to really appreciate it. I'm from the Boom Bap Era so I tend to lean more towards a more hardcore Common. I have to say none of his albums sound the same he is a true artist no doubt about that. My favorite track on this is Cd is "Sweet" where my man Common is poking fun at the singing rappers of today. I loved it...check it out!!