Tagged: Common


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 »

POSTED September 26, 2012 11:45AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,

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 »

POSTED April 23, 2012 4:30PM IN OTHER EVENTS TAGS: , , , ,

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 »

POSTED February 7, 2012 12:30PM IN FEATURES Comments (2) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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: , ,

What We’re Reading: Common

Tired of reading the same recommended books from the usual sources? Just think of our weekly What We’re Reading column as your non-committal book club with The FADER and some of your favorite bands. For … read more »

POSTED December 16, 2011 11:00AM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS, WHAT WE'RE READING Comments (2) TAGS:

Stream Common’s Album The Dreamer/The Believer

Common presents the full, 51-minute long stream of his upcoming album The Dreamer/The Believer. If you’re concerned about not being able to distinguish the songs in this YouTube-powered player, fret not! The video allows for … read more »

POSTED December 14, 2011 5:47PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: ,

Stream: Common f. John Legend, “The Believer”

True to its title, “The Believer” is uplifting and full of hope. Eternal optimist Common imparts his wealth of positive energy while longtime partner No I.D. loops a steady, ricocheting beat under choir vocals and … read more »

POSTED December 5, 2011 3:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,