The Chicago, Illinois native says the concept for his latest track came from the sample.
Last night, Common dropped off “Sweet,” a No I.D.-produced cut off his upcoming album The Dreamer, The Believer. During an interview with VIBE.com, Com recalled first hearing the beat and explained that a sample on the track helped him come up with the concept for the track.
“The beat was already hard and I was listening to the sample talking about, ‘Sweet, you look so sweet.’ I was like, the only way I can use this is if I talk about niggas that’s out there that look sweet,” he said.
He also touched on the upcoming G.O.O.D. Music compilation, which Kanye West announced via his Twitter page a few weeks back. While he hasn’t yet contributed to the LP, he’s confident he’ll appear on the album.
“We had talked about it before, but it was actually some new news to me that it was going forward. But I’m definitely looking forward to it and I obviously want to be a part of it. I’m G.O.O.D. Music family forever. Even though my album is not coming out on G.O.O.D. Music, I’m still a G.O.O.D. Music affiliate and artist. That’s my family forever.”
Watch the full interview below.