Common and Baron Davis Chat With Larry King!
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:19:26
For the first time ever, Larry King welcomed a co-host to Larry King Now and it was NBA vet and style icon Baron Davis.
The pair chatted with rapper and actor Common about the importance of his tenth album Nobody's Smiling, how his daughter influences his music and his friendship with the late poet Maya Angelou.
Common opened up about his relationship with Angelou and how she inspired him as a child, saying, "She was incredible, she actually did a poem on my last album called 'The Dreamer/The Believer.' I met her doing a benefit together. We had a conversation about Paul Robeson, Tupac and life, and we just became great friends."
At the end of the interview, Common answered social media questions from some of his biggest fans, including the biggest disappointments about hip-hop in the last decade. He said, "I think the biggest disappointment for me is that hip hop and music in general doesn't sell as many records as it used to. The Internet has had a big effect upon that and I think also just the quality of music at a certain point went down."
There is more where that came from. Watch the chat below.
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