Common Releases His 11th Studio Album, “Black America Again”

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Multiple Grammy, Golden Globe, and Academy Award-winning Chicago rapper, actor, social activist, and philanthropist Common releases his 11th studio album, BLACK AMERICA AGAIN, on ARTium/Def Jam Recordings. Coincid­ing with the new album release, VEVO has premiered a powerful long-form video… Continue Reading

[RH Photos] AAHH! FEST 2014 Recap

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Photos by AngieStar Photo Anyone who was at Common‘s AAHH! FEST experienced an amazing show yesterday at Union Park in Chicago, some even described it as epic. As many guessed, Kanye West performed as the Special Guest, highlighting the evening by performing smash hit after… Continue Reading

[Songs of the Day] 2/12/14 (Feat. Common, HeadHunterz & #100Trill)

Hump Day was a slower day for a lot of big artists releasing content, allowing us to branch out a bit and see what was out there. RAC keeps things upbeat midweek with their delightfully bouncy, harmonic “Repeating Motion” featuring… Continue Reading

The College Dropout 10 Years Later

When The College Dropout dropped, I was 13 years old and in 8th grade. Living in the suburbs at the time, there wasn’t a lot for a young hip-hop head to really connect with. Ja Rule was rapping about the “thug… Continue Reading

[Video] Common Talks Chance The Rapper with Vibe

The vast majority may associate Kanye West with the top rapper to come from the Windy City, but to real hip-hop fans, there’s few artists above Common in terms of Chicago rap legends. The soulful, poetic artist laid the groundwork… Continue Reading