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Kanye West and Common Collaborate to Help Chicago Kids

Many of Chicago’s kids are about to be put to work, thanks to the efforts of Common’s Common Ground Foundation and Kanye West’s Donda’s House (run by rapper Rhymefest and his wife), along with five other Chicago-based nonprofit groups.

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The ‘Game of Thrones’ Mixtape ‘Catch the Throne’ Featuring Big Boi, Wale & Common Available to Stream

Winter is coming, but the Catch The Throne mixtape has arrived.

03/07/2014

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‘Game of Thrones’ Mixtape to Feature Big Boi, Common & Wale

Kanye West and Jay Z asked us to Watch the Throne, but now HBO is asking us to catch it with the release of a new mixtape.

03/05/2014

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Wyclef Gets Political Over Jay-Z’s ‘Open Letter’

Wyclef is the latest rapper to contribute a version of Jay-Z‘s “Open Letter,” a song with bristling lyrics that has become a hip-hop meme of sorts. The former Fugees frontman dropped his version of “Open […]

04/17/2013

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[PHOTO GALLERY] The Dream Is Real – And Part Of History!

Kenny Burns: Your Lifestyle Specialist had the pleasure of hosting The World Famous PARK @ Fourteenth for Inaugural Weekend in Washington, DC. Starting Thursday Night with The Kick-Off, we partied to the weeeeeee hours. Friday […]

01/21/2013

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[VIDEO] Terry Bello’s Daily Grooves: Common Feat. Erykah Badu “The Light”

Terry Bello’s Daily Grooves is all about good music and positive words….Light gives of itself freely, filling all available space. It does not seek anything in return; it asks not whether you are friend or […]

12/26/2012

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[VIDEO] The Greg Street Classic Song Of The Day: “The Light,” Common

Today’s classic is a treat from Chicago native, Common, and it’s definitely one for true fans of hip-hop! Today’s classic record from Greg Street is “The Light.” The record came from his 2000 album release, […]

11/19/2012

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Common Breaks The Chains For “Hell On Wheels”

With Sunday’s season premier of “Hell On Wheels” showcasing Common’s new direction, the rapper/actor explained how his role is developing beyond the slave narrative.

08/13/2012

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Common Supports Serena Williams In Olympic Crip-Walk Controversy

Common joins the list of celebrities such as Oprah and Beyonce who have been inspired by Gabby Douglas’ Olympic performance. But he’s also been following the big wins for his tennis champ ex, Serena Williams. He recently offered his congratulations and support to the Crip-walking gold medalist.

08/09/2012

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[VIDEO] Terry Bello’s Daily Grooves: Common Feat. Pharrell, Q Tip & Erykah Badu – “Come Close”

Terry Bello’s Daily Grooves is all about good music and positive words…..The truth of the matter is that there’s nothing you can’t accomplish if: (1) You clearly decide what it is that you’re absolutely committed […]

07/27/2012

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