Posts tagged "Common"

Movies & TV

Oprah And Common Will Appear On Season Two Of ‘Empire’

Lee Daniels just made it even harder for you to wait for season two of Empire.

Movies & TV

Common Really Wants To Play This Justice League Superhero

Common wants to suit up in the green and black for this superhero flick. The Chi-town native vows that he will still pursue the role…

Music News

Common Clears The Air On Why He Left Oprah Hanging At The Oscars

Did Common intentionally diss Oprah's high five at the Academy Awards (Feb. 22)? Well, the Windy City native cleared the air on the snub during…

Music News

Common Admits To Forging A Michael Jordan Autograph For A Fan

Common keeps it indubitably real in his music and in his career. Though the Oscar-winning artist keeps it transparent, apparently he has a small history…


The ‘Glory’ That Common And John Legend Brought To The Oscars Made Oprah Cry

Sunday night’s (Feb 22) Oscar Awards was the stage for 2015’s most powerful hip-hop performance so far. Common and John Legend shook folks all over…


Two Checks: The Most Successful Rappers Turned Actors

We hear complaints from educated, esteemed Hollywood and aspiring actors every so often that rappers and singers are snatching their coveted roles right…


John Legend And Common Close The 57th Grammy Awards With ‘Glory’

The blogs may be focused on Kanye West's stage crash, pump fake at the 2015 Grammy Awards, but the real show stealer…


Kevin Hart And Common Will Ball Out On The Court At The All-Star Celebrity Game

NBA All-Star Weekend is sure to be biggest weekend in New York City since 2015 started and we're only a month in.


Get Hype: Beyonce Will Perform With Common And John Legend At The Grammys

The 57th Grammy Awards are set to air this Sunday with a roster full of A-list performers. Of those set to take the stage, Commo…


Beyonce Will Perform with Common and John Legend at the Grammys

The 57th Grammy Awards are set to air this Sunday with a roster full of A-list performers. Of those set to take the stage,…


Common Talks About The Importance Of The Grammys At Tanqueray’s Trunk Show

With all the hoopla about "true" hip-hop being overlooked at the Grammy Awards—namely Kendrick Lamar and YG—one may wonder how much the prestigiou…


Common And John Legend Are Taking ‘Glory’ To The Oscars Stage

The masses may not be content with the lack of nominations for Ava DuVernay’s Selma at this year’s Academy Awards, but the film’s lead…


Caption This: Common And Erykah Badu At 2015 Sundance Film Festival

Here, Erykah Badu and Common pose backstage at the Celebration of Music in Film event during the 2015 Sundance Film Festival on January 25, 2015…


That’s More Like It: Usher, Common And More Added To The 2015 Grammys Line-Up

When we first got word of the artists performing at the 2015 Grammys, we couldn’t help but notice something was lacking — and that wa…


10 Martin Luther King Jr. Inspirational Quotes

The timely release of the film Selma gave us a glimpse into the heart and peace-of-mind…


After Oscar Snubs, The White House Announces Private Screening For ‘Selma’ Cast

Selma may have gotten a few snubs from the Oscars this year, but the award-deserving cast won’t be left out of the White House. Late…


Oscars Leaves Black Actors Off The Roster

Yesterday morning (Jan 15)  the nominations list for the 87th Oscar Awards were announced. Some of the nominees were to be expected, such as Michael…


Stacy Barthe And Common Want To ‘Live For Today’

What's a winning combo? Stacey Barthe and Common -- that's a winning combo. And, you want some proof? Well, just turn your speakers up and…


Common and John Legend Release ‘Glory’ Video

It was only right that after their huge Best Original Song win at the 2015 Golden Globes,…


Common And John Legend Bring The ‘Glory’ To ‘Selma’ (Video)

“The movement is the rhythm to us/freedom is like religion to us,” raps Common on his Golden Gobe Award winning record, “Glory.” While basking i…
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