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He would later also contribute to the Red Hot Organization's Fela Kuti tribute album, Red Hot and Riot in 2002. R." from Resurrection ignited a feud with West Coast rap group Westside Connection.He collaborated with Djelimady Tounkara on a remake of Kuti's track, "Years of Tears and Sorrow". The lyrics of the song criticized the path hip hop music was taking, utilizing a metaphor of a woman to convey hip hop and were interpreted by some as directing blame towards the popularity of West Coast gangsta rap. "Westside Slaughterhouse" also mentioned Common Sense by name, prompting the rapper to respond with the scathing Pete Rock-produced attack song "The Bitch in Yoo".Common won the 2015 Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song and the Academy Award for Best Original Song, for his song "Glory" from the 2014 film Selma, in which he co-starred as Civil Rights Movement leader James Bevel.Common's acting career also includes roles in the films Smokin' Aces, Street Kings, American Gangster, Wanted, Terminator Salvation, Date Night, Just Wright, Happy Feet Two, New Year's Eve, Run All Night, Being Charlie, Rex, John Wick: Chapter 2 and Smallfoot.Westside Connection first responded with the 1995 song "Westside Slaughterhouse," with the lyrics "Used to love H. Common Sense and Westside Connection continued to insult each other back and forth before finally meeting with Louis Farrakhan and setting aside their dispute.Following the popularity of Resurrection, Common Sense was sued by an Orange County-based reggae band with the same name, and was forced to shorten his moniker to simply Common.
In addition to releasing One Day, Common's first child, daughter Omoye Assata Lynn, was born shortly after the release of the album.Common addresses family ethics several times on One Day..., and the album sleeve is decorated with old family photos, illustrating the rapper's childhood, as well a quote from 1 Corinthians , which summarizes the path to manhood: Following One Day..., Common signed a major label record deal with MCA Records and relocated from Chicago to New York City in 1999.