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Common Once Forged an Autograph for Michael Jordan, Failed Miserably

Common retold a story about a kid wanting Jordan’s autograph, and offering Common $5 to go and get it for him.

02/27/2015

Common (L) and John Legend perform Oscar-winning song 'Glory' at the 87th Academy Awards (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

John Legend & Common Deliver Emotional Performance of ‘Glory,’ Win Oscars Best Original Song: Watch

The win followed a poignant rendition of the song that left audience members visibly emotional.

02/23/2015

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Which Oscar-Nominated Films Have the Most Geek Cred?

We rate the 2015 Best Picture Oscar nominees based on geek appeal—meaning, how many superhero films their cast members starred in. You just might be surprised.

02/20/2015

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How Ferguson Came to the GRAMMYs

Pharrell, Beyonce, John Legend and Common got in on the protest.

02/09/2015

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Behind ‘Take My Hand, Precious Lord,’ the Gospel Song Beyoncé’s Singing at the GRAMMYs

Here’s a rundown on “Take My Hand,” and why it’s part of the GRAMMYs program.

02/07/2015

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Common, Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Playing in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Kevin Hart and Nick Cannon will also be part of the squad.

02/05/2015

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John Legend, Common, Glen Campbell & Diane Warren Earn 2015 Oscar Noms for Best Original Song

The nominations were announced for the 87th Annual Academy Awards including the two music categories, which offered up a few surprises.

01/15/2015

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Common, John Legend Debut New Video for Golden Globe-Winning ‘Glory': Watch

If winning a Golden Globe on Sunday wasn’t enough….

01/13/2015

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What Are the Odds of Common & John Legend Winning an Oscar for ‘Glory’?

The duo took home a Golden Globe for “Glory” from the MLK biopic “Selma”; Common is the first hip-hop artist ever to win in the Best Original Song category. But what is their shot at winning an Oscar?

01/12/2015

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John Legend & Common Take Home Best Original Song at 2015 Golden Globes

John Legend is now a Golden Globe winner. Perhaps now Kim Kardashian won’t almost Photoshop him out of his own birthday photo ever again.

01/12/2015

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