Tagged: Common


Common and Lil Herb Trade Crowns for Souls on “The Neighborhood”

Common and Lil Herb bridge two decades of Chicago rap in their new collaboration,”The Neighborhood,” a harrowing account of street life backed by a melancholy Curtis Mayfield sample and a wailing hook from singer Cocaine … read more »

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Common and Vince Staples Preach Loud on “Kingdom”

You created me from dust, that’s why I did dirt, Common vents on “Kingdom,” a booming collaboration between the Chi-town vet and LA rookie Vince Staples. Both spitters bring to light the pain and strife … read more »

POSTED May 30, 2014 7:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , ,

Kanye and Kim’s Wedding as Told through the Photo Booth

From the looks of the photo booth pictures, Kimye’s wedding seemed to live up to its hype as the #WORLDSMOSTTALKEDABOUTWEDDING with all of Kanye’s collaborator friends there to celebrate with him. In attendance was Common, … read more »

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Stream: Common, “War”

Earlier today, Common shared the news with Revolt TV that he is working on a new album called Nobody Smiling, his tenth, with the legendary No I.D. That dour title is meant to be a … read more »

POSTED January 7, 2014 12:13AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , ,

Stream: DJ Drama f. Common, Kendrick Lamar and Lloyd, “My Way”

Common, Kendrick Lamar and Lloyd link for “My Way” from DJ Drama’s upcoming full-length, Quality Street Music. Lamar raps like he’s the missing member of OutKast on the laid-back, Hit-Boy-produced cut. Quality Street Music drops … read more »

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Common Freestyles about Kim Kardashian, Chris Paul and Others at USAB/Jeep Event

Barely an hour after leading the Los Angeles Clippers to a comeback victory over the New Orleans Hornets, NBA superstar Chris Paul arrived at Los Angeles Center Studios, just across the freeway from the Staples … read more »

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J Dilla: Shine On

In this 2006 feature from FADER #42, collaborators and family tell the stories behind some of the late J Dilla’s great productions. Think twice, youngbloods, precocious hoodrats, beatbox prodigies. Somewhere in the fine print of … read more »

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Common Wants to Settle His Beef with Drake

Common is making efforts to end his beef with Drake. Today, the Chicago rapper/actor told Rolling Stone that he is fond of Drake’s music and their fight is over for now: I think [Drake] makes … read more »

POSTED January 19, 2012 2:30PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (5) TAGS: , , ,

Why is Common Beefing with Drake?

Common took Drake to task last November, calling the introspective rapper a “Sweet motherfucker! Sweet ass bitch muthafucka,” on “Sweet,” a track from his new album, The Dreamer/The Believer. Last Friday, Drake fired back at … read more »

POSTED January 9, 2012 7:50PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (28) TAGS: , , , ,

Maya Angelou is Upset with Common

For rapper Common’s new album, The Dreamer/The Believer, Maya Angelou agreed to craft and recite new work for the track “The Dreamer.” But, according to an interview with The New York Post, Angelou is disappointed … read more »

POSTED December 19, 2011 2:45PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: , ,