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Fresh off his award show sweep of his Selma song, Glory, Common is getting work on premium television and it won’t be any seedy programming about a Hip-Hop glitz.

Since 2006, the good folks at entertainment and promotions company Hedrush have been celebrating the life and legacy of James “J Dilla” Yancey by way of its annual DC Loves Dilla Tribute Concert. This year, the two-day celebration of all things J Dilla in the Nation’s Capital feature Chicago MC and actor Common in a headlining […]

Where as Nicki Minaj got a little distracted while on the set of Barbershop 3, Ice Cube comes in the clutch with a more official flick of the set.

Remember when Common was just a fresh MC from Chicago with sick wordplay? The latest gig for the SAG card carrying actor is a role in the upcoming Barbershop 3. 

Following a role in Ava DuVernay’s Selma (with an Oscar to for it), Common will make his return to the silver screen in an upcoming crime thriller titled Every Secret Thing.

Spike Lee is an unyielding son of Brooklyn but for his next movie, he’s engrossing himself with all the turmoil Chicago has become infamous for to create a project titled Chiraq.

Common was set to be the esteemed commencement speaker for New Jersey’s Kean University’s 2015 graduating class. But the institution, according NBC New York, now say they’re looking into “other speaker options.”

A few days ago, Black Twitter voiced their disdain for Common’s comments on how African-American can end racism. Less than 48 hours later, the famed rapper gives the web collective more ammo for slander.

Real heroes don’t wear capes, but on the flip side, our favorite Black celebs are quick to throw one on when defending the other brother.

Ahead of his movie premiere for Run All Night, Common stopped by The Breakfast Club to have a conversation about his latest milestones, Beyoncé replacing Ledisi at the Oscars, leaving Oprah hanging, Serena Williams and more.

In conjunction with Warner Bros., we’re offering followers a chance to see the upcoming film RUN ALL NIGHT, starring Liam Neeson, Ed Harris, Genesis Rodriguez, and Common.

After Common won his Oscar, the Internet went nuts when it looked like the Chicago MC hit Oprah Winfrey with a smooth curve. He explained what actually happened during his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!