Common And Big Sean Throw Up Their ‘Diamonds’ For Nobody’s Smiling

Common drops the latest single from his upcoming album.

Common is getting ready to roll out Nobody’s Smiling on July 22, and the album’s latest single, “Diamonds,” includes a feature from his homey Big Sean.

Sean handles the hook and contributes a final verse — with an interesting flow — over the No I.D. beat, after Common opens up.

Last month Common unveiled several different versions of the cover art for his Chicago-themed album. The covers featured profiles of up-and-coming Chi-Town artists, including Lil Herb, King Louie, Dreezy.

“Why I was super geeked about it, is because you got Lil Herb up against the background, you got King Louie up against the background,” Common explained. “I’m on one cover but then for them to be on another cover…Lil Herb, Dreezy, Lil Bibby…I got a lot of artists from Chicago and I feel like it’s my time to do that.”

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