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John Legend and The Roots ‘Wake Up!’ New York City

John Legend and The Roots took over Terminal 5 in New York City on Thursday night (Sept. 23) to premiere their collaborative covers album 'Wake Up!' with the help of some surprise guests. Common and Melanie Fiona appeared on stage for their feature on the joint-album's title-track, while Est

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Johnny Nunez, WireImage
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Common and Q-Tip Reform ‘The Standard’ Supergroup

As far back as 2007, Common and Q-Tip had hinted about forming a supergroup dubbed The Standard, with plans to release a Q-Tip-produced full-length. But after years of focusing on their respective solo careers, it appears the duo is back on t

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John Legend and The Roots, ‘Wake Up Everybody’ — New Video

Artist: John Legend and The Roots feat. Melanie Fiona and Common
Song: 'Wake Up Everybody'
Why You Should Watch: Melanie Fiona and Common join the pairing of Legend and the legendary Roots crew in the video for the first single off the collaborative project tit

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Stephen Lovekin, Getty Images
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Common, Nipsey Hussle Team Up for ‘Only the Brave’ Campaign

Common is no stranger to the fashion world, revealing to The BoomBox this past June that he was interested in designing and producing accessories such as belts and ties. But the Chi-town native is taking it one step at a time. The emcee has recently a

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Stephen Lovekin, Getty Images
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Common Discusses Upcoming Role on TV Western

Rapper/actor Common has recently lit up the big screen in flicks like 'Just Wright' and 'Date Night,' but he's gearing up to take on his first role as a regular on the AMC TV series 'Hell on Wheels.' Starring as Elam, a freed biracial slave struggling to find himself while working on the first U.S. Transcontinental Railroad in the 1860s, Common rece

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Moses Robinson, WireImage
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Common Signs on for ‘Hell on Wheels’ Pilot

Rapper Common has made a nice career for himself in Hollywood, having recently starred in the romantic comedy 'Just Wright,' alongside Queen Latifah, and 'Date Night,' starring Tina Fey, Steve Carell and Mark W

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Serena Williams Dishes on Break Up With Common

Tennis champ Serena Williams is having a great professional year, having recently won her fourth Wimbledon title and 13th Grand Slam tournament. But her personal life isn't as stellar. The athlete, who had been dating rapper Common for more than a yea

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Top Ten Hip-Hop Soundtracks of the ’90s

In the '90s, every hip-hop-themed movie had its own original soundtrack. Classics like 'Colors,' 'Boyz N the Hood' and 'Menace II Society' came strapped with sound pieces that matched the tone of th

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Kanye West Recruits Lupe Fiasco, Common for High School Concerts

Kanye West recently emerged in New York City to preview tracks from his upcoming album, 'Good Ass Job,' but the Chi-Town native returned to his hometown to celebrate his 33rd birthday in charitable fashion on Tuesday (June 8).

West took the stage for performances at three sepa

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Common Ponders a Career in Fashion

It's no secret that rapper Common has broadened his career horizons to include music and movies, but the Chicago native might follow in the footsteps of some of his hip-hop counterparts by breaking into fashion. The 38-year-old acted as master of ceremonies a

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