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John Legend, Common, Glen Campbell & Diane Warren Earn 2015 Oscar Noms for Best Original Song

The nominations were announced for the 87th Annual Academy Awards including the two music categories, which offered up a few surprises.

01/15/2015

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Common, John Legend Debut New Video for Golden Globe-Winning ‘Glory': Watch

If winning a Golden Globe on Sunday wasn’t enough….

01/13/2015

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What Are the Odds of Common & John Legend Winning an Oscar for ‘Glory’?

The duo took home a Golden Globe for “Glory” from the MLK biopic “Selma”; Common is the first hip-hop artist ever to win in the Best Original Song category. But what is their shot at winning an Oscar?

01/12/2015

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John Legend & Common Take Home Best Original Song at 2015 Golden Globes

John Legend is now a Golden Globe winner. Perhaps now Kim Kardashian won’t almost Photoshop him out of his own birthday photo ever again.

01/12/2015

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John Legend & Common Team for ‘Glory’ from MLK Jr. Biopic: Listen

The R&B star and hip-hop hero have united on this timely new track from the upcoming movie, ‘Selma.’

12/04/2014

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Common, Vince Staples & Jay Electronica Pay Tribute to Mike Brown at BET Hip Hop Awards

The real winner at last night’s BET Hip Hop Awards was Common, who paid tribute to Mike Brown, the unarmed teenager from Ferguson, MI who was shot and killed by an officer.

10/15/2014

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Common Announces ‘Nobody’s Smiling’ Tour with Jay Electronica

The tour will kick off Nov. 23 in Santa Ana and wrap up Dec. 10 in New York.

10/14/2014

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Common Taps Jhené Aiko for New Song ‘Blak Majik': Listen

A new track from Common’s forthcoming album Nobody’s Smiling has leaked.

07/18/2014

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Common on a Black Captain America: ‘It’s a Beautiful Thing’

The rapper was approached by TMZ today (July 17) to get his opinion on the news, which he calls “beautiful.”

07/17/2014

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Hear Common and Big Sean’s Bouncy New Song ‘Diamonds’

Common and Big Sean have added another contender to growing list of candidates for song of the summer.

07/08/2014

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Listen to ‘Kingdom,’ Common’s New Song Addressing Street Violence

For the first single from his upcoming album, Common lays on the choral influences, giving his new song an otherworldly feel.

05/30/2014

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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.

04/18/2014

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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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