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This left Common to be raised by his mother, but his father remained active in his life and landed Lonnie Jr. While a student at Luther High School South in Chicago, Lynn with his friends, record producer and Corey Crawley formed C. In 1996, Common appeared on the Red Hot Organization's compilation CD, America is Dying Slowly, alongside Biz Markie, Wu-Tang Clan, and Fat Joe, among many other prominent hip hop artists.The CD, meant to raise awareness of the AIDS epidemic among African American men, was heralded as "a masterpiece" by The Source magazine.Westside Connection first responded with the 1995 song "Westside Slaughterhouse," with the lyrics "Used to love H. Common and Westside Connection continued to insult each other back and forth before finally meeting with Louis Farrakhan and setting aside their dispute.Following the popularity of Resurrection, Common Sense was sued by an Orange County-based reggae band with the same name, and was forced to shorten his moniker to simply Common.and maintained a significant underground following into the late 1990s, after which he gained notable mainstream success through his work with the Soulquarians.
In 2002, Common released his fifth album, Electric Circus.
Initially scheduled for an October 1996 release, Common finally released his third album, One Day It'll All Make Sense, in September 1997.
The album took a total of two years to complete and included collaborations with artists such as Lauryn Hill, De La Soul, Q-Tip, Canibus, Black Thought, Chantay Savage, and Questlove – a future fellow member of the Soulquarians outfit.
The album was highly anticipated and praised by many critics for its ambitious vision.
However, it was not as commercially successful as his previous album, Like Water for Chocolate, selling under 300,000 copies.