Lynn’s parents divorced when he was six years old, resulting in his father moving to Denver, Colorado. The album sold relatively well and received a strong positive reaction among alternative and underground hip hop fans at the time.
This left Lynn to be raised by his mother; however, his father remained active in his life, and was able to get Lynn a job with the Chicago Bulls as a teenager. Resurrection was Common Sense's last album produced almost entirely by his long-time production partner, No I.
Source: WENN Now that Common has lifted his personal ban on dating industry women, has he found love in the arms of actress Regina King?
For quite some time now, there have been rumors that the Chicago rapper has been dating the former “Southland” actress.
Mahalia Ann Hines and former ABA basketball player turned youth counselor Lonnie Lynn Sr. After being featured in the Unsigned Hype column of The Source magazine, Lynn debuted in 1992 with the single "Take It EZ", followed by the album Can I Borrow a Dollar? With the 1994 release of Resurrection, Common Sense achieved a much larger degree of critical acclaim, which extended beyond Chicago natives.
While a student at Luther High School South in Chicago, Lynn, along with two of his friends formed C. D., who would later become a mentor to a young Kanye West. S.), alongside Biz Markie, Wu-Tang Clan, and Fat Joe, among many other prominent hip hop artists.
In 1996, Common Sense appeared on the Red Hot Organization's compilation CD, America Is Dying Slowly (A. The CD, meant to raise awareness of the AIDS epidemic among African American men, was heralded as "a masterpiece" by The Source magazine.
The album, which made a point of eschewing any gangsterism (in response to questions about his musical integrity), was critically acclaimed and led to a major label contract with MCA Records.
In addition to releasing One Day, Common's first child, daughter Omoye Assata Lynn, was born shortly after the release of the album.
During an interview with The Rickey Smiley Show, Common addressed those rumors.