Common’s come a long way from the conscious rapper that came into the game talking about Can I Borrow A Dollar? The Chicago MC has since seen his resume expand to include movie roles, producing credits, and more recently Angela Rye’s boo thang (we hatin’ on that last one, but still love them together).
Common is woke, and very much up to speed on the nuances of the controversy over kneeling during the national anthem in protest. The Chicago rapper went as far as saying Jerry Jones has a “slave owner mentality.”
While it hasn't been officially confirmed, the chatter online and abroad is that rapper and actor Common and political analyst Angela Rye are an item.
Starz announced that its developing Black Samurai, an action-drama series, with Jerry Bruckheimer set to star Common. Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA will be serving as an executive producer.
Common and legendary scribe Nelson George were present at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival in New York for a screening of an extended version of the rapper and actor’s “Letter To The Free” video. After the screening, the pair sat down for a discussion on social justice, Hip-Hop and more.
Common and Black Thought, two of the best to ever do it freestyled back and forth on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon.
Common responds President Trump’s threat to “send in the feds” to fix Chicago’s crime problem.
Serena Williams was the latest athlete to be featured on The Undefeated’s series In Depth and was interviewed by her close friend Common.
Common just dropped a video for the title track to his new album featuring Stevie Wonder. It’s not even at 30,000 views as of Saturday [Nov. 5] morning.