Famous as :Rapper
Birth Name :Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr.
Birth Date :March 13, 1972
Birth Place :Chicago, Illinois, USA
Claim to fame :Album "Like Water for Chocolate" (2000)
Common was born Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. on March 13, 1972 in Chicago's South Side. He was one of those kids whose parents got divorced while they were young His educator father left the family when he was six years old, leaving his counselor mother to take care of him. However, his father was still very much a big part of his life.