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Common's Like Water for Chocolate

Common's Like Water for Chocolate

Update: 2022-09-16
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Over 20 years later, Common’s album Like Water for Chocolate remains a socially conscious, hip hop masterpiece. Hosts Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot revisit an interview they did with Common during this time, plus they talk about the music, production history and lasting impact.

 

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Featured Songs:

Common, "The Light," Like Water For Chocolate, MCA, 2000

Common, "Time Travelin' (A Tribute to Fela)," Like Water For Chocolate, MCA, 2000

Common, "Take It EZ," Can I Borrow a Dollar?, Relativity, 1992

Common, "I Used to Love H.E.R.," Resurrection, Relativity, 1994

D'Angelo, "Brown Sugar," Brown Sugar, Virgin, 1995

Common, "Funky for You," Like Water For Chocolate, MCA, 2000

Common, "A Song for Assata," Like Water For Chocolate, MCA, 2000

Common, "Payback Is a Grandmother," Like Water For Chocolate, MCA, 2000

Common, "The 6th Sense," Like Water For Chocolate, MCA, 2000

Common, "Thelonius," Like Water For Chocolate, MCA, 2000

Common, "Geto Heaven, Pt. 2 (Remix T.S.O.I.) [feat. Macy Gray]," Like Water For Chocolate, MCA, 2000

Common, "A Film Called (Pimp)," Like Water For Chocolate, MCA, 2000

Kanye West, "We Don't Care," The College Dropout, Roc-A-Fella, 2004

Kendrick Lamar, "Institutionalized (feat. Bilal, Anna Wise & Snoop Dogg)," To Pimp a Butterfly, Top Dawg Entertainment, 2015

Kacey Musgraves, "justified," Star-Crossed, MCA Nashville, 2021

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Common's Like Water for Chocolate

Common's Like Water for Chocolate

Greg Kot, Jim DeRogatis, Alex Claiborne, Andrew Gill