Common is busy promoting his new memoir, 'Let Love Have The Last Word' and recently opened up about his breakup with neosoul artist, Erykah Badu.

“Some of the hardest work I’ve done on myself has been after breakups,” he told PEOPLE.

“With Erykah Badu, that was my first love where you’re just open and floating, When we split, I was 27 or 28. I was in a haze, just going through the motions. It was hard to eat.”

They dated for two years before parting ways in 2002.

“It wasn’t her fault, the relationship just didn’t go forward," he said before adding:

“I was in another breakup after that that was heavy. That one honestly is what sent me to therapy.”

Common also dated tennis star Serena Williams before he eventually started dating political commentator, Angela Rye. The couple split last year but have been seen out together on Common's promo run - sparking rumors that they have rekindled their romance.