In Hip Hop History Today “Common released One-Nine-Nine-Nine” February 2, 1999

One-Nine-Nine-Nine is a double A-Side single by rapper Common. Each song is featured on Soundbombing II, a compilation album by Rawkus Records released February 2, 1999. The song “One-Nine-Nine-Nine” features an introduction by Talib Kweli, guest rapping by Sadat X and production by Hi-Tek. A music video was released for it, which also featured briefs cameos from Jeru The Damaja and Harold Hunter. Additionally, Rawkus Records featured it in their Best of Decade I: 1995-2005 compilation. Common’s vocals on the song were sampled in “Mic Like a Memory” by Cunninlynguists. Wath the video for One-Nine-Nine-Nine above.

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