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Common talks about Bulls, hometown of Chicago

Updated: May 25, 2011, 3:45 PM ET
By Adena Andrews

Grammy-award-winning recording artist Common has used his music to illustrate the rugged streets of Chicago's South Side, where he matured in the '90s during Michael Jordan's championship reign. Lyrics in songs like "The Corner," reveal a deep story of the urban culture that groomed NBA MVP Derrick Rose and seven-time NBA All-Star Dwyane Wade. These three Chicagoans grew up separately but were influenced by the winning force that emanated throughout the city from the Chicago Bulls.

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