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Common's Ghetto Child

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Today's seven o clock sample comes to us from Common's 6th studio release BE. This critically acclaimed record was viewed as many , as Common's come back record. After receiving mixed reviews about his ELECTRIC CIRCUS project, he teamed up with Kanye ( and Dilla ) for a boom bap heavy album.

Here is the track #10:

"They Say" featuring John Legend


This original, is actually a cover song. It appears on Ahmad Jamal's 18th studio album ( you got some catching up to do Kanye... ) Jamaica. It was released in 1974 on 20th Century Fox. The song was originally written by Thom Bell for the Spinners. Here is Ahamad's version of

"Ghetto Child"