Common - BE (2005)

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Rating?
5 mics 581 53.21%
4.5 mics 251 22.99%
4 mics 137 12.55%
3.5 mics 58 5.31%
3 mics 16 1.47%
2 mics 8 0.73%
1 mic 41 3.75%
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Props Slaps
 04-08-2005, 12:45 PM         #21
WOODMO 
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on track 3.. so far crazy. im expectin a classic.. ill rate after a few listens
 04-08-2005, 01:04 PM         #22
3rdFire 
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Who ripped this? ??? hopefully...
 13 years ago '04        #23
Socer38910 
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 SteveMachine said:
Whoeva gave it 1 mic deserves to die


it was harlem-world who did it, obviously ain't heard this album yet :rolleyes:
 04-08-2005, 01:46 PM         #24
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it's common. like every other common album, this is a five, no question about it.

i love how it's so fu*king raw; it's straight up 11 crazy-ass songs, no bullsh*t. the message is real clear, too- fu*k working on concepts, new sh*t, etc. rap is at it's best when one just lets it be and just raps. that's common. he and kanye just got in the studio, vibed, and ripped sh*t up in every way possible. there are only a select few albums that are both 5/5, classic, and meaningful, and Be is one of them. definitely common's best since ressurection.

i'm copping this one!
 04-08-2005, 01:49 PM         #25
Freakzilla 
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I give it 5. "Testify" is banging. That's one for the warm summer day when the windows are down.
 04-08-2005, 02:50 PM         #26
WOODMO 
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iight.. gave it a full listen on my second now.. this is a 5 without a doubt.. every beat is hot. lyrics are crazy. concepts r fresh.. classic.. go cop dat when it hits stores ya heard. support some real hip hop
 13 years ago '04        #27
R.A.R.E. 153 heat pts153
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go go go
 04-08-2005, 02:56 PM         #28
Ace 1-2 
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 3rdFire said:
Who ripped this? ??? hopefully...
Webrip.

But, yeah, this sh*t is tight as hell - just waiting for an official rip without skips and 10 second pauses at the beginning and end of each track.

So far, my favorite song is "Go." I'm loving this sh*t right now, man.
 04-08-2005, 03:08 PM         #29
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I've been listening to it all night and all morning. I really like it, but I'm not sure about the 5/5 XXL (and a lot of you) gave it... If you are gonna make an album with only 11 tracks they all have to be gripping and I think a couple of these one just blend in a little too much.

I'm not saying the album is too short, great albums can be short (Illmatic), but I found Illmatic to be more edgy and gripping. Just an opinion of course. I also would have liked to see a little less Kanye...

Don't get me wrong, I really like this album... I just wish it had a little more edge to it. Maybe something new or shocking. A single Primo track would be a nice addition... Common always come correct lyrically so that isn't a concern, at the same time I like the production, it is just sometimes I find Kanye's melodies a little to easy to sleep to.

4.5/5 It is very close to a 5 in my eyes... I just hope the tracks on the official release have a little more pop to them... maybe my complaint is based more on the webrip quality. I guess we'll see.


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 04-08-2005, 03:18 PM         #30
dumb_ass23 
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What is with HaRLeM-WorLd & semikidd giving it 1/5... I'm pondering giving hate for that.
 04-08-2005, 03:22 PM         #31
A Son Unique 
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best album ive heard in years

in my top 5 albums of all time now haha

5.00000001/5
 13 years ago '05        #32
jaydee24 1 heat pts
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Man come on ya'll actin like ya'll amazed that it was this good. Come on you should know when common say the sh*t gonna be dope, then you can bet its a classic. Ya'll should know better.
 04-08-2005, 04:33 PM         #33
dumb_ass23 
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 jaydee24 said:
Come on you should know when common say the sh*t gonna be dope, then you can bet its a classic. Ya'll should know better.
I hadn't spoken to Common recently give me some slack...:)
 04-08-2005, 04:45 PM         #34
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5 mics, straight up hotness. I'm gonna delete it after today so I won't ruin it by the time I buy the album.
 04-08-2005, 09:04 PM         #35
j_espo1 
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im going with 4. gonna re-rate after a few listens.
 13 years ago '04        #36
8887 
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its iiight
 04-08-2005, 09:26 PM         #37
76ers4144 
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instant classic ....5 mics
 13 years ago '05        #38
zerosc 4 heat pts
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i give this 3.5 mics i like it i cant front but it not no 5 mics i wish i was smoking what ya are smoking
 04-08-2005, 10:41 PM         #39
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 zerosc said:
i give this 3.5 mics i like it i cant front but it not no 5 mics i wish i was smoking what ya are smoking
r u fu*kin serious? son dont kno hiphop...this is a classic, 5/5, best album since the fix
 04-08-2005, 10:56 PM         #40
semikidd 
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hey prickboy...i didnt even listen to it yet...so fu*kin chill
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