1. Common’s Life Lessons
To be great you have to find your path, believe in your path and live your path.
2. Common’s Life Lessons
Common said that when living in your path there will be obstacles, but you have to know that in each situation (obstacle) there is a blessing.
3. Common’s Life Lessons
Common says he realized that even when he was depressed that God was with him.
4. Common’s Life Lessons
If you want to be great you have to work at it; you have to train. ~ Common’s uncle
When asked why he has used his music and fame to uplift others Common responded: Through music, art and education we can uplift each other.
6. Common’s Life Lessons
Common was very candid about how he used to view politicians, stating: I used to think politicians ain’t for us. But [now I realize] we need them. They are another layer to the solution.
8. Common’s Life Lessons
I started working on myself and surrounding myself with people who believe, like Kanye. He would do listening sessions when he was promoting his first album, The College Dropout. He would jump on the table and perform. There were songs I didn’t even like but I started liking it because he believed. I learned belief is contagious.