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Common Talks Dilla, No I.D. and ‘Rewind That’ [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO]

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In this exclusive interview with The Boombox, Common talks about ‘Rewind That,’ the most personal song on his new album, ‘Nobody’s Smiling.’ The Chicago MC recounts a little-known rift with his longtime friend and producer No I.D., their reconciliation and his time with his friend and collaborator producer, J Dilla before his untimely death in 2006.

Watch as Common recites his heartfelt lyrics and gives insight into his creative process in the video above.

Stay tuned for a full 16 Bars episode with Common coming soon.

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