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  • Yvette seen here with Rapper Common at Peacefest
    East St. Louis celebrates unity with Peacefest featuring Common and more
    The weather was perfect in the St. Louis metro east corridor, and on the grounds of East St. Louis at Malcolm W. Martin Memorial Park. Eastway/Gateway Peace Festival with Robert Eastern, East St. Louis City Councilman & Michael Floore, Chief...
  • Common's character was killed on Hell on Wheels
    Is ‘Hell on Wheels’ worth watching after Elam Ferguson’s death?
    Cullen Bohannon (played by Anson Mount) killed his best friend Elam Ferguson last week in a mercy killing on “Hell on Wheels” last week as the viewers watched in horror. The two best friends were pals at the beginning of the series and...
  • Common
    Top Three Most Controversial Guests to the White House
    Hip-hop rapper, Common was invited by President Barack Obama to the White House in May of 2011. Who would have thought this infamously known conscious rapper would cause such an upheaval. However, he isn't the only White House guest to cause...
  • Aahh! Fest
    Grammy Award Winning Rapper, Common, brings Aahh! Fest to Chicago
    Grammy award-winning Hip Hop artist and actor, Common is coming home to celebrate Chicago's rich artistic culture with his event, Aahh! Fest. The all day, out door festival will convene on Sunday, September 21 at Union Park. The event will be...
  • Hip-hop superstar Common hosts Creative Recreation party at Marquee Nightclub
    Hip-hop superstar Common hosts Creative Recreation party at Marquee Nightclub
    On Monday, hip-hop superstar Common hit up the hottest industry night in Sin City for MAGIC fashion week as he hosted the official Creative Recreation party at Marquee Nightclub.Sporting a pair of Creative Recreation shoes, Common walked the red...
  • Hip Hop star Common
    Rapper Common joining 'Love and Hip Hop Atlanta'?
    Is Hip-hop star,Common joining "Love and Hip Hop Atlanta"? According to a recent interview posted Friday on VH1.com, the underground rapper could be joining the cast of the hit reality show. Before signing on, the Grammy winner would...
  • Common’s love to Chicago
    Common’s love to Chicago
    In efforts to expand awareness of the devastating effects gun violence has and; has had on the City of Chicago, its citizens and communities, one of Chicago’s prominent Hip Hop artist/actor “Common”, who was born and raised on...
  • 'Nobody's Smiling'
    Common delivers an inspiring new album titled 'Nobody's Smiling'
    Now a days, what is the city of Chicago known for? Is it still deep-dish pizza or sports teams? Today, Chicago is often described as the murder capital of the U.S., often referred to as ‘Chi-raq.’ It’s the city that is known for...
  • Nobody's Smiling Common Cover Images
    Common excels as a social scientist in the No ID produced 'Nobody's Smiling' LP
    Common, one of the original pioneers of Chicago and Midwest hip hop, has always been an invaluable influence on his coast, the culture and the game, starting before and around the release of his 1992 LP, Can I Borrow A Dollar? and continuing on to...
  • Jelani Lateef
    Chicago rapper Jelani Latiff holds nothing back on 'My Soul to Keep 2'
    Today, the rap world seems to be missing a socially conscious voice. Someone that can talk about having a good time, but also talk about real issues, not just bragging about what they have. Jelani Lateef is here to fix that. Born and raised in...
  • Common performing live for MTV.
    Common speaks his piece on new single
    Thanks to the Internet, you can listen to Common's latest single right now, before the album is released later this year.“Speak My Piece” is currently streaming on Common's SoundCloud page. The single is the second from the hip...
  • Lily Allen
    Lily Allen releases "Sheezus": a look back at her videography
    Lily Allen's videos have always been as in your face and poignant as her crass lyrics. From her debut single "Smile" with its angry and revengeful music video where Lily poisons a mate and pays people to make his life unbearable, to...
  • Safe Sex
    Unfamiliar STDs still present
    Very common sexually transmitted disease unheard of by manyInformation floods societies with sexually transmitted diseases of syphilis, herpes, AiDS/HIV among others however, there are some sexually transmitted diseases that may be called rare or...
  • Catch the Throne
    Game of Thrones mixtape a real 'Feast for Crows'
    The realms of hip-hop and Game of Throneswould seem to forge an odd alliance. One is a fantasy world filled with tales of sex, power, greed, and violence. The other is an HBO show whose massive ensemble cast keeps getting killed off.On Catch the...
  •  Common Rings in 2014 at The Bank Nightclub at Bellagio
    Hip-hop superstar Common headlines New Year’s Eve bash at The Bank Nightclub
    On Tuesday, hip-hop lyricist and Hollywood superstar Common partied in Sin City for New Year's Eve as he headlined the festivities at The Bank Nightclub.The Chi-town rapper got on the mic from the VIP balcony booth and hosted the club's...