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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.


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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.



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 […]


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Common Breaks The Chains For “Hell On Wheels”

With Sunday’s season premier of “Hell On Wheels” showcasing Common’s new direction, the rapper/actor explained how his role is developing beyond the slave narrative.


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Common Supports Serena Williams In Olympic Crip-Walk Controversy

Common joins the list of celebrities such as Oprah and Beyonce who have been inspired by Gabby Douglas’ Olympic performance. But he’s also been following the big wins for his tennis champ ex, Serena Williams. He recently offered his congratulations and support to the Crip-walking gold medalist.


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Common Spokesperson Dismisses Foreclosure Talk

After news surfaced that Common faced foreclosure on one of his Chicago homes, a spokesperson for the hip-hop veteran has responded, calling reports overblown.


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Common May Lose Condo To Foreclosure

Common may be in jeopardy of losing his Chicago condominium due to foreclosure, according to online reports.


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“Remember That?” Track Of The Day: Common

“I Want You” is a single from Common‘s album Finding Forever (2007). It is both produced by and features vocals from, and has samples from Minnie Riperton’s “Baby, This Love I Have”, and Bob […]

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Common Tweets For NBA, Chi-Town Rapper Roots For Miami Heat

Common‘s love affair with the game of basketball has come full circle. The Grammy winning rapper took over the NBA’s official Twitter feed last night during the NBA playoffs. He offered his thoughts about the […]


“Remember That?” Track Of The Day: Common

“The Light” is the second single off [mp3com-artist]Common[/mp3com-artist]‘s 2000 album Like Water for Chocolate. It is a confession of Common’s love for a woman whom many believe to have been his girlfriend at the time, […]


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[Lists] Making The Grade: The Top 10 Popstars Who Enjoyed A Higher Education

In the quest for higher education, even popstars know the importance of achieving a college degree! Most of them, before they were famous, enrolled in some of the top universities across the country in order […]


Common Has A New Home

[lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Common[/lastfm] has found a new recording home after leaving Universal Music For Warner Bros.


Watch Kanye West, J-Zay And More Perform Closing Night At SXSW

There was a lot of hype leading up to [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Kanye West[/lastfm]‘s SXSW performance Saturday night, and from the looks of it, he sure did deliver. West performed at an abandoned power plant in Austin, […]


Common’s New Diesel Campaign

[lastfm]Common[/lastfm], the spokesperson for Diesel’s “Only The Brave” fragrance since 2009 has more things popping with the global brand. Common will be involved in a one off video series called ‘Diesel Presents…Only The Brave.’ The […]


AMC Casts Common in ‘Hell on Wheels’…

Congrats go out to rapper turned actor Common who just landed his first leading TV role. He’ll play a freed slave named Elam in AMC’s ‘Hell on Wheels,’ a new western centered on the building […]