Common reveals new album details

Rapper recruits Lily Allen, Kanye West

Common has revealed details of his forthcoming album.

‘Finding Forever’ features notable collaborators including Lily Allen and Kanye West, and is slated for a July 10 US release.

West, Black Eyed Peaswill.i.am, Devo Springsteen and the late J Dilla share production duties on the follow-up to 2005’s ‘Be’.

The album’s first single will be ‘The People’, which was produced by West.

Allen appears on the track ‘Driving Me Wild’, a song about obsession.

Discussing the album with Billboard, the Chicago rapper said, “I want to leave a mark on this earth. By making music and saying what I have to say in my music is one of the ways I will exist forever.”

Other tracks on the album include ‘So Far To Go’ and ‘Misunderstood’, which features a Nina Simone sample.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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