Fade in on…
Man and woman in car. They both spy a billboard for the new film Just Wright.
Woman: Oh that’s the film with your girlfriend in it.
Man: Paula Patton.
Woman: Yeah and Common. He plays a basketball player.
Man: Who falls in love with lesbian Latifah.
Man: I don’t like Common anyways.
Man: I don’t like his acting.
Woman: Oh he’s okay. Who is your favorite rapper turned actor?
Man: Ice Cube.
Woman: Oh because you like that white liberal fantasy film Boyz In The Hood?
Man: No, because of Friday.
Woman: That’s not fair — Friday wasn’t good solely because of Cube, it was an ensemble piece.
Conversation ends because woman gets out of car to go to the salon for her mani/pedi. As woman rolls up her jeans to immerse her ogre like feet into very very hot water, guess who walks in for a manicure?
That’s right. Common was getting a manicure in Fort Greene.
And now for one of my favorite Common tracks: