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Common "enthused and inspired" by upcoming album produced by Pete Rock: "We are cooking"

Photos of Common and Pete Rock.
Common, Pete Rock. (Shutterstock/Sam Aronov/Jamie Lamor Thompson)

Common is very excited about his upcoming album produced by Pete Rock.


The "Go" rapper first announced the project during an appearance MSNBC’s "The Beat With Ari Melber" in September.


Common told Melber that the album is taking inspiration from '90s hip-hop artists such as A Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul.


On Monday, Common appeared on the show "Late Night with Seth Meyers," where he once again spoke about the collaboration.


“I’m so enthused and inspired about this project,” the Chicago native said. “And Seth, I’m already plugging and saying, can I come back and perform some of this music?”


The same day, Common also posted a picture to Instagram of him and Rock in the studio together.


"We are cooking," he captioned the snap.



Rock is just as pumped for the album as Common.


Shortly after the project was announced, Rock shared a screenshot of a news story about the album to Instagram and wrote: "We both excited as a mafugga."


"We love hip-hop and you will know just how much," he added. "stay tuned!!!”


Common and Rock have previously worked together on two occasions.


Rock produced Common's 1996 hit "The Bitch in Yoo," before in 1998, Common appeared on the track "Verbal Murder 2" from Rock's debut studio album "Soul Survivor."

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