I Used to Love H.E.R. (4:40)

Cover of Resurrection

From Resurrection and 9 other releases

“I Used to Love H.E.R.” was released on the 1994 album Resurrection, “I Used to Love H.E.R.” and has since become one of Common’s best known songs. Produced by No I.D., its jazzy beat samples “The Changing World” by George Benson. A video directed by Chris Halliburton was made for this song. The song is also found on Common’s greatest hits album, Thisisme Then.

It is often regarded as one of the greatest hip hop recordings ever. Tiffany Hamilton describes it as a “timeless ode to Hip-Hop […] that established Common as one of the pioneers in conscious Hip-Hop.”
It was ranked #1 on About.com’s Greatest Rap Songs Of All Time.


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