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Common Is Added to 'Barbershop 3'

April 29, 2015 01:04:56

The 'Glory' rapper joins returning cast members Ice Cube and Cedric the Entertainment in the movie directed by Malcolm D. Lee.

Common Rumored to Play Black Manta in 'Suicide Squad'

April 27, 2015 12:04:41

The 'Glory' rapper is reportedly attached to play Aquaman's enemy in the antihero movie due August 5, 2016.

Common Enlists in 'Suicide Squad'

April 23, 2015 01:04:01

The rapper is cast for the supervillains movie in an unidentified role, joining Margot Robbie and Jared Leto among other actors.

University Cancels Common as Commencement Speaker due to 'A Song for Assata' Lyrics

April 02, 2015 09:04:46

Kean University cancels the rapper's appearance after police voiced concerns over the song which centers on a woman who was convicted in '70s of killing a New Jersey state trooper.

Oprah Winfrey and Common to Guest Star on 'Empire' Season 2

March 14, 2015 11:03:49

Series co-creator Lee Daniels reveals that he has written roles for the former daytime talk show queen and the rapper/actor.

Oscars 2015: Common and John Legend Perform Best Original Song Winner 'Glory'

February 23, 2015 01:02:31

Shortly after bringing tears to the eyes of stars like David Oyelowo and Chris Pine with their rendition of the 'Selma' track, Common and Legend accepted the Best Original Song trophy.

Common Confirms Beyonce Will Introduce His 'Glory' Performance at the Grammys

February 05, 2015 03:02:37

The rapper confirms that the diva will sing 'Take My Hand Precious Lord' before he and John Legend perform their 'Selma' song 'Glory'.

Common and John Legend Confirmed to Perform 'Glory' at the Oscars

January 28, 2015 01:01:48

The duo joins previously-announced Oscar performer Adam Levine at the upcoming awards show airing on February 22.

Common Premieres Music Video for Golden Globe-Winning 'Glory' Ft. John Legend

January 13, 2015 02:01:08

The rapper raps his lines on a stage while his collaborator accompanies him on the piano in the new video that also features scenes from 'Selma'.

Common Gives Emotional Speech After 'Glory' Wins Best Original Song at Golden Globes

January 12, 2015 11:01:43

The rapper pays tribute to unarmed black young men who were gunned down and murdered cops during his emotional speech after accepting his award from Prince.

John Legend and Common Debut 'Glory' From 'Selma' Soundtrack

December 05, 2014 02:12:19

On the powerful track, Common makes references to the recent events in Ferguson and a historical event that happened to Rosa Parks in Selma, Alabama 50 years ago.

Video: Brandy, Common, Rae Sremmurd and More Perform at 2014 BET Hip-Hop Awards

October 15, 2014 03:10:33

Brandy joined forces with Queen Latifah, MC Lyte and Yo-Yo to perform the remix to her debut single 'I Wanna Be Down' while Common, Vince Staples and Jay Electronica pay tribute to Mike Brown.

Video: Common Joined Onstage by Kanye West During AAHH! Fest

September 23, 2014 03:09:41

West, who wasn't announced as a performer at the fest, performs 'Get Em High' with Common before playing his own tracks like 'Jesus Walks' and 'Can't Tell Me Nothing'.

Rapper Common's Father Dies at 71

September 17, 2014 01:09:57

The rapper confirmed the sad news in an interview on Monday, saying that his father's 'personality and soul shined through his work.'

MTV Video Music Awards 2014: Common Leads Moment of Silence for Ferguson

August 25, 2014 10:08:19

The rapper, who took the stage to present a trophy for Best Hip Hop video, said, 'I want us all to take a moment of silence for Mike Brown and for peace in this country and in the world.'

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