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Common Campaigns for Early Prison Release Amid COVID-19 With #WeMatterToo

Common Campaigns for Early Prison Release Amid COVID-19 With #WeMatterToo

Inmates are often overlooked whenever anything goes wrong, and this is the case during the COVID-19 pandemic. “It’s a troubling time for them,” the rapper and activist said, “because they are the people who usually are overlooked.” The actor’s criminal justice reform group launched the #WeMatterToo campaign advocating for the early release of inmates who […]

Tiffany Haddish Seemingly Confirms Dating Rumors Following Virtual Date With Common

Tiffany Haddish Seemingly Confirms Dating Rumors Following Virtual Date With Common

It’s been rumored that Tiffany Haddish and Common were an item for a while, and we’ve gotten some more confirmation that this may indeed be a fact. The comedian insisted that things were strictly platonic between them, however, an Instagram live session with Cedric the Entertainer had fans thinking otherwise. Tiffany and Common were quarantined […]

The GRAMMY’s Pay Tribute to the legendary Prince in Star-Studded Concert

Hosted by the lovely Maya Rudolph, “Let’s Go Crazy: The Grammy Salute to Prince” aired on CBS Tuesday night on the fourth anniversary of his death at 8PM EST. The special, recorded in late January, was jam-packed with a string of all-star performers covering hits from Prince’s beloved catalog, including Common, Earth, Wind & Fire, […]

Tiffany Haddish is Quarantined With Her Rumored Boo, Common

Ms. Tina Knowles-Lawson kinda spilled the beans that Tiffany Haddish and Common are a “beautiful couple” on Instagram last month. But now we’ve got more proof that the rumored couple are actually a real couple. Cedric The Entertainer hosted a Def Comedy Jam live stream coronavirus fundraiser called Healing Through Laughter. At one point of […]

Common, DJ Jazzy Jeff, and Freeway join DJ Aktive to Celebrate The City

Diddy, Alicia Keys, Nas, and Janet Jackson tapped as their tour DJ because DJ Aktive has his finger on what various cities are feeling— what moves them and what makes them special! Now, here is time for him to capture that spirit on one track. He does that masterfully with his new single, “The City” […]

Happy 48th Birthday to Hip-Hop Icon Common!

On this date in 1972, Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr., the rapper, actor, and poet also known as Common was born in Chicago, Illinois. The Grammy and Academy Award-winning artist is not only an icon of Windy City’s Hip Hop scene, but he has also helped to blaze a trail for Golden Era rappers into other […]

Are Common and Tiffany Haddish Dating?

Tiffany Haddish Seemingly Confirms Dating Rumors Following Virtual Date With Common

It looks like Common and Angela Rye are no longer a thing. Rumors have been swirling around their split ever since the political commentator arrived at her 40th birthday celebration alone. Additionally, she didn’t have her arm candy during the grand opening of Tyler Perry Studios, so people think the couple called it quits. Those […]

Teacher Put On Leave In California For Wearing Blackface On Halloween, Attempting To Imitate Rapper Common

A California teacher was placed on administrative leave after putting on Blackface in an attempt to look like rapper Common for Halloween. The Milpitas Unified School District school teacher “chose to wear blackface paint and satirically imitate a TV commercial and well known national social activist of the African American community,” according to school board […]

Is The Hip-Hop Community Due For A Classic Rap Ballad???

Despite what people might say, rap music has more than one frequency. It is not just boom bap, nor is it rat-a-tat-tat of gun spray. That’s there, no question. It is a landscape to celebrate your hood, your gang, your style and your name. But there are various levels of engagement that have evolved in […]

No More Beef: Five Hip-Hop Stars Who Went Vegetarian

Since hip hop’s inception more than 40 years ago, artists and other celebrities within the hip hop community have regularly been associated with being physically attractive to one degree or another. But aside from hitting the gym religiously (here’s looking at you, 50 Cent), many well-known artists and industry fixtures have credited their healthy diets. […]

Common Announces New Album ‘Let Love Have The Last Word’

Legendary Chicago MC Common is a man of many talents. Over the last few years, he has been busy acting, being an activist, a philanthropist, commercials, and he even managed to nab an honorary degree from FAMU (Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University), where he attended before leaving to follow his dreams. With all that the […]

Woodstock Co-Founder Defends Having Hip Hop Artists at 50th Anniversary

Woodstock Co-Founder Defends Having Hip Hop Artists at 50th Anniversary

Woodstock joined forces with JAY-Z, Chance The Rapper, and Common to help them celebrate their 50th anniversary and open the festival to a new audience. But apparently the line-up was met with opposition by festival purist and the co-founder, Michael Lang, isn’t here for it. Lang stands his ground in the TMZ interview above pointing […]

The Second Season of Showtime’s ‘The Chi’ Debuts April 7th

Showtime has announced the season two release date for their critically acclaimed drama The Chi. Lena Waithe, the show’s creator and executive producer alongside fellow executive producer Common, will officially make its long-awaited return on April 7, at 10 pm EST. According to Showtime’s description, On Chicago’s south side, an average day finds kids prepping […]

Happy 47th Birthday to Chicago Hip-Hop Icon Common!

On this date in 1972, Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr., the rapper, actor and poet also known as Common, was born in Chicago, Illinois. The Grammy and Academy Award-winning artist is not only an icon of Windy City’s Hip Hop scene, but he has also helped to blaze a trail for Golden Era rappers into other […]