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Common Taps Jhené Aiko for New Song ‘Blak Majik': Listen

A new track from Common’s forthcoming album Nobody’s Smiling has leaked.

07/18/2014

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Common on a Black Captain America: ‘It’s a Beautiful Thing’

The rapper was approached by TMZ today (July 17) to get his opinion on the news, which he calls “beautiful.”

07/17/2014

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Hear Common and Big Sean’s Bouncy New Song ‘Diamonds’

Common and Big Sean have added another contender to growing list of candidates for song of the summer.

07/08/2014

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Listen to ‘Kingdom,’ Common’s New Song Addressing Street Violence

For the first single from his upcoming album, Common lays on the choral influences, giving his new song an otherworldly feel.

05/30/2014

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Kanye West and Common Collaborate to Help Chicago Kids

Many of Chicago’s kids are about to be put to work, thanks to the efforts of Common’s Common Ground Foundation and Kanye West’s Donda’s House (run by rapper Rhymefest and his wife), along with five other Chicago-based nonprofit groups.

04/18/2014

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The ‘Game of Thrones’ Mixtape ‘Catch the Throne’ Featuring Big Boi, Wale & Common Available to Stream

Winter is coming, but the Catch The Throne mixtape has arrived.

03/07/2014

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‘Game of Thrones’ Mixtape to Feature Big Boi, Common & Wale

Kanye West and Jay Z asked us to Watch the Throne, but now HBO is asking us to catch it with the release of a new mixtape.

03/05/2014

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Wyclef Gets Political Over Jay-Z’s ‘Open Letter’

Wyclef is the latest rapper to contribute a version of Jay-Z‘s “Open Letter,” a song with bristling lyrics that has become a hip-hop meme of sorts. The former Fugees frontman dropped his version of “Open […]

04/17/2013

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Common Breaks The Chains For “Hell On Wheels”

With Sunday’s season premier of “Hell On Wheels” showcasing Common’s new direction, the rapper/actor explained how his role is developing beyond the slave narrative.

08/13/2012

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Common Supports Serena Williams In Olympic Crip-Walk Controversy

Common joins the list of celebrities such as Oprah and Beyonce who have been inspired by Gabby Douglas’ Olympic performance. But he’s also been following the big wins for his tennis champ ex, Serena Williams. He recently offered his congratulations and support to the Crip-walking gold medalist.

08/09/2012

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