Common – Real ft. Elijah Blake

From Common’s upcoming album Nobody’s Smiling comes a track called “Real” ft. Roc Nation’s Elijah Blake. In the smooth song, the Chicago-bred emcee calls out the fakes. The concept behind Nobody’s Smiling is Common addressing the high crime rates in his hometown of Chi-Town and features Jhene Aiko, the Cocaine 80s, Lil Herb and Big Sean among others.

Cop the album on July 22. Pre-order above.

Also, watch the video below to learn about the concept behind the album cover artwork: