Posts tagged "Common"

Common Joins the Cast of DC Comics’ ‘Suicide Squad’ Movie

Common, fresh off of his Oscar-winning contribution to the Glory soundtrack, is headed to the big screen again to play a spandex-wearing supervillain. The rapper…
James Grebey / April 23, 2015

Common and John Legend Win Best Original Song Oscar for ‘Glory’

The awards keep rolling in for John Legend and Common. After earning a Golden Globe for “Glory,” the two have officially won a Best Original…
Rachel Brodsky / February 23, 2015

Win Butler and Common to Compete in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Win Butler has proved that he’s a talented singer and guitarist, but what are his free-throw skills like? We’ll soon know the answer to that…
James Grebey / February 5, 2015

Oscars 2015 Best Original Song Nominees: John Legend and Common, Diane Warren, and More

This morning, the nominees for the 87th Academy Awards were announced. John Legend and Common are leading the the Best Original Song trophy, thanks to "Glory,"…
SPIN Staff / January 15, 2015

Common and John Legend Win Best Original Song Golden Globe for ‘Glory’

With a combined 11 Grammy Awards already to their credit, Common and John Legend now have to clear room on their mantles for a Golde…
Andrew Unterberger / January 12, 2015

Common Brought Out Michael Brown’s Parents at the BET Hip Hop Awards

Common brought Michael Brown’s parents, Michael Brown Sr. and Lesley McSpadden, on stage last night for a powerful moment of silence following the rapper’s tribute performance…
James Grebey / October 15, 2014

Kanye West Surprised Common’s AAHH! Fest With a 16-Song Greatest Hits Set

Though he’s always showing up in places you wouldn’t expect him to be, there’s still really no bigger “special surprise guest” you can have o…
Colin Joyce / September 22, 2014

There Is a ‘Game of Thrones’ Rap Mixtape and Big Boi Is on It

HBO’s hit fantasy series Game of Thrones has fans in acts like CHVRCHES, the National, and the Hold Steady, each of whom have covered or…
Dan Reilly / March 5, 2014

Common and Ab-Soul are ‘Made in Black America’ on Soulful Cut

Common has shared a new track from his forthcoming 10th album, the No I.D.-produced Nobody Smiling. The follow-up to January’s “War” features Black Hippy star Ab-Soul and…
Chris Martins / February 13, 2014

Rap Songs of the Week: Yep, There’s a Kanye West and ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ Mash-Up

Astro Kid, "My Neighbor Yeezus"Wherein some Soundcloud weirdo layers the candy-colored marching-band weirdness of Joe Hisaishi's "Sampo" — from the soundtrack to Hayao Miyazaki's much-loved, low…
Brandon Soderberg / January 9, 2014
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