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Common feat. Vince Staples, “Kingdom”

Common’s new street epic gets an equally epic video directed by Hype Williams. ​From Common’s upcoming album Nobody Smiling. Watch

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Yancey Boys feat. Common, Dezi Paige, “Quicksand”

​Common, Frank Nitt, and Yancey Boys project leader Illa J team to do justice to a simple acoustic guitar loop beat from J Dilla’s posthumous archive. Off of… Watch

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Rock The Bells 2013 Photo Gallery: Day 1

​Here’s the first day of Rock the Bells as according to our lenses, where we start with Sean Price’s wisecracks and end with Kid Cudi’s space missions.… Read

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Common & Colbie Caillat, “Breathe”

Common takes a stand against toddler tantrums on Sesame Street with Elmo and Colbie Caillat. Fair warning, it’s insidiously catchy. Watch

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RTB 2012: Common nearly explodes onstage, per usual

The sight of Common, at a Rock The Bells, is starting to be a little, um, common. It’s safe to say Common is a regular at Rock The Bell events by now, and while… Read

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Common’s memoir hits NY Times bestseller list

Add another slash to Common’s resume—the rapper/actor/New York Times bestselling author‘s memoir One Day It’ll All Make Sense has debuted on the October… Read

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Backstage interview with Common at Rock The Bells

Common’s chosen professional name is quickly becoming a misnomer, as it’s quite uncommon for anyone to rubs shoulders with Hollywood and The White House… Read

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Photos from Rock The Bells at the Shoreline Ampitheatre

Rock The Bells, the hip-hop superfestival that has also become a Bay Area fixture every summer since 2005, just concluded west coast run last weekend with a… Read