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Common to Play African-American Music Festival

When the sun comes out every year, Cal State Northridge gets it together to throw the annual African-American Music Festival. The six-day mixture of education, celebration and music takes place from March 22-27, and this year they've lined up none other than Common as a marquee headli

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Common Remembers J Dilla

This week hip-hop remembers the life of producer J Dilla who passed away three days after his 32nd birthday on Feb. 10, 2006. Rapper Common, one of Dilla's longtime friends and collaborators, reflected on th

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Common Takes ‘Hope for Haiti’ to Chicago

Chicago-native Common is taking his charitable efforts back to his hometown and raising money for Haiti. The Grammy-winning emcee will participate in 'Chicago's Hope for Haiti' concert to raise funds for earthquake victims. Aside from Common's hip-hop influence the fundr

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Common Wants New Album to be ‘Raw’ and ‘Unadulterated’

Common has a full plate when it comes to music and movies. His last release, 'Universal Mind Control,' was nominated for two Grammy Awards, while his next film, 'Date Night' -- starring Tina Fey and Steve Carell -- will see releas

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Nas, Common Explain the Songwriting Process at BMI Event

Nas and Common gave fans first person insight on how they wrote some of their biggest hits at BMI's 'How I Wrote That Song' panel at the House of Blues in Los Angeles Saturday (Jan. 30). The MCs sat alongside famed producer and collaborator Salaam Remi, singers Colbie Cailla

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Keri Hilson Wants to See Kanye and Taylor Duet at Grammys

Keri Hilson might be nominated for the Grammy Awards' Best New Artist, but she has taken a long road as both an artist and behind the scenes force to be a "new" star. "People would not imagine, they think I just came

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Understanding Hip-Hop’s Beef With the Grammys

"You think I give a damn about a Grammy?" Eminem spitefully rapped on 2000's 'The Real Slim Shady,' a surprisingly ironic quip from a rapper who's won (and accepted) nine Grammy Awards throughout his career. Such is the contradiction that underscores the uneasy relationship between hip-hop culture and the Grammys.

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Common Taps Kanye West, No I.D. for ‘The Believer’

Conscious rapper Common is walking on familiar territory while creating his ninth opus, 'The Believer.' The Chicago native has tapped longtime friends and colleagues No I.D. and Kanye West to craft a bevy of tracks for his upcoming release,

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Best Albums of the 2000s

As we prepare to say goodbye to the 2000s, we couldn't help but celebrate the albums that made an impact this decade. No time capsule would be complete without Nas' indubitable comeback record 'Stillmatic,' Common's celebrated first commercial hit and Kanye's outstanding debut that

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Best Songs of the 2000′s

Some critics choose to complain about the current state of hip-hop. As this decade comes to an end, we decided to take a different route and celebrate the best songs that have kept the genre alive. Ou

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