Big Sean Smirks, Rallies Behind Common’s “Nobody’s Smiling”

Big Sean Smirks, Rallies Behind Common’s “Nobody’s Smiling”

G.O.O.D. Music’s Big Sean is hoping to add a few more copies to labelmate Common’s overall Nobody’s Smiling sales after promoting the LP on social media this week. #latepush

The Detroit native jumped onto his Twitter and Instagram pages to push Common’s latest solo offering.

“Grab @common album Nobody’s Smiling today! I’m going in on ‘Diamonds’ video just dropped –>…,” Sean tweeted July 25. (Big Sean’s Twitter)

Common and Sean’s new “Diamonds” music video premiered online a few days ago.

Currently in the midst of a promotional blitz for his new album, Nobody’s Smiling, Common drops off a visual for his album’s Big Sean collaboration, “Diamonds.” The visual is a monochromatic, minimal offering from the veteran lyricist, and features the figures of Common and Big Sean rapping over a white backdrop as images of cities are filtered through their silhouettes. (Hype Trak)

Based on weekend estimates, the rap veteran’s latest solo offering should land in the Top 10.

YOUR TOP 15: To the surprise of exactly nobody, Capitol’s 5 Seconds of Summer will debut at #1 on next week’s HITS Album Sales Chart. Here’s how it looks headed into the weekend: *5 Seconds of Summer (Capitol) 240-260k Frozen (Walt Disney) 35-40k Sam Smith (Capitol) 30-35k Kidz Bop Kids (Razor & Tie) 30-35k “Weird Al” Yankovic (RCA) 25-28k Ed Sheeran (Atlantic) 20-23k Now 50 (NOW) 20-23k Jason Mraz (Atlantic) 20-23k *Common (Def Jam) 19-21k *Crown the Empire (Rise) 17-19k Trey Songz (Atlantic) 15-17k (HITS Dailyl Double)

The hip-hop veteran’s tracklisting surfaced online a few weeks ago.

1. The Neighborhood (Feat. Lil Herb & Cocaine 80?s) 2. No Fear 3 Diamonds (Feat. Big Sean) 4. Blak Majik (Feat. Jhen√© Aiko) 5. Speak My Piece 6. Hustle Harder (Feat. Snoh Aalegra & Dreezy) 7. Nobody’s Smiling 8. Real (Feat. Elijah Blake) 9. Kingdom (Feat. Vince Staples) 10. Rewind That Deluxe Edition: 11. Out On Bond (Feat. Vince Staples) 12. 7 Deadly Sings 13. Young Hearts Run Free (Feat. Cocaine 80?s) (Nobody’s Smiling)


Check out Common & Big Sean’s “Diamonds” music video:

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