In Hip Hop History Today “Common released Universal Mind Control” Dec 09, 2008
Universal Mind Control is Common’s eighth studio album. Originally scheduled to be released on June 24, 2008 under the name Invincible Summer, the release date was pushed back to September 30, 2008 due to Common filming Wanted. However, on September 10, 2008, it was announced that the title would be changed to Universal Mind Control and the release was pushed back to December 9, 2008. In 2010, the album was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album but lost to the Eminem album Relapse. Listen to Universal Mind Control above.