Common – Little Chicago Boy

[Verse 1] How should I begin? This is the story of a boy named Lonnie Lynn As I said it, the spirits enwhip me He was raised in the belly of the city Chicago Discovered by du Sable A Black Frenchman That I had to mention Extensions of a young man livin’ on a low end 47th and Michigan, lackin’ a little discipline Grandma Mable did the best she could You know how young brothers want a testy hood There he stood, taller than most Black boys One of the best ballers out of Illinois Collagen, Ohio, this is like his bio Talks that we had, man, they was never… Read More

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