24. Like Water For Chocolate (Common)
Although not his most commercially successful album, “Like Water For Chocolate” was a masterclass in soulful lyrics and production. Common’s storytelling, social awareness, and song making ability are on full display with this album. There’s no denying that “Like Water For Chocolate” oozes hip-hop that makes you feel good. Common is widely respected by those in the game, to be sure. Still it’s surprising Common hasn’t enjoyed more mainstream reverence considering his talent.
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