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Common recently set hip-hop on fire with the impeccable freestyle he destroyed on the LIFTOFF with Justin Credible and DJ Sourmilk. What seemed to be a surprising reminder of the art of rhyme for many, the nearly 8-minute freestyle was merely easy work for the coveted rapper.
Freestyle #119 went completely viral with hip-hop fans and notable peers of the veteran rapper praising his prowess when it comes to precision and off-the-dome delivery. Doubling back to break down the lyrical content for the L.A. Leakers Behind The Bars segment, Common highlights some of his favorite moments from the freestyle and which bars he wanted to make sure everyone paid attention to.
Common shares why he chose to spit over the iconic tracks, comments on people saying he’s “slept on,” how the leakers continue to honor the tradition of hip-hop, and much more.
Check out the full “Behind The Bars” clip below!