PHILLY’S 4TH OF JULY BRINGS LAURYN HILL, THE ROOTS, COMMON AND QUEEN LAITFAH TO THE STAGE
DID HIP-HOP “SWAGGA JACK” BLACK CULTURE? READ THE EDITORIAL AND DECIDE.
ALLHIPHOP.COM’S “FATHER’S DAY SHOUT-OUTS: HIP-HOP DADS WE LOVE!”
(AllHipHop News) Organizers for the annual Rock The Bells music festival have announced the final lineup for the New York show, which will take place this September. This year’s Rock The Bells festival is a two-day event, that will take place on September 1 and 2. Confirmed acts include Nas, Jadakiss, Common, Ice Cube, Pusha… Read more »
ICE-T HAS AN AMAZING DOCUMENTARY! CLICK HERE TO READ A REVIEW!
In honor of Mother’s Day, Common’s mother, Dr. Mahalia Hines, shares a throwback story about how a then 10-year-old Common snuck out of the house and left a poetic note explaining his absence. The note was his first attempt at writing, but it landed Common in hot water. Check out what Dr.Hines told Necole Bitchie.com… Read more »
EVERYBODY LOVES MOM. CHECK OUT OUR LIST OF THE GREATEST MOMS IN HIP-HOP!
Forget about tennis. Serena Williams is now trying to master the sport of….rap! Ms. New Booty has just released her debut record, and I guess she picked up a flow or two from Drake and Common, because lil’ mama is actually doing her thing. On the track, Serena raps: “I ball hard, no tennis racket/… Read more »
Poor Serena Williams has a broken heart. In a recent magazine interview, Serena confessed that she was planning to be single for the next 10 years because dating just isn’t working for her. Check out what she said below: “I have given up on dating; it just hasn’t worked out well for me. I’m a… Read more »
(AllHipHop News) South Side Chicago rapper, actor and philanthropist, Common, has a big weekend planned. The rapper will throw the first pitch at the Chicago White Sox home opener at U.S. Cellular Field on Friday. But the highlight of the rapper’s weekend will be later that evening, when Common hosts his yearly charity gala at… Read more »
According to Pusha T’s Twitter, G.O.O.D. Music will soon be dropping “Mercy”, the highly anticipated first single from the G.O.O.D. Music compilation album. We hear the single is reportedly dropping this Friday, April 6, which just so happens to be the Easter holiday, Good Friday. Check out his tweet below: The song reportedly features Kanye… Read more »
ALLHIPHOP.COM CELEBRATES 30 YEARS OF SOB’S NIGHTCLUB
KANYE DEBUTS HIS NEW FASHION LINE! CHECK IT OUT!
DID ALL-STAR WEEKEND HELP COMMON & DRAKE BURY THE HATCHET??! SEE THE FLICK!!!
Just picture Q-Tip in the picture above where Mos Def is standing, and you’ll begin to get an idea of something that could be truly historic and monumental. That is, if it ever comes to fruition. Back in ’07, Common and Q-Tip were making the rounds and talking about creating a new duo, The Standard…five… Read more »
THE NBA GOES HIP-HOP FOR THIS YEAR’S ALL STAR GAME!
HIP-HOP RUMORS: DID DRAKE AND COMMON THROW DOWN BACKSTAGE AT THE GRAMMYS?!
During an interview with Fuse last night on the Grammys red carpet, Common spoke on the highly publicized “beef” he had with Drake. Well, it’s all over now, according to the Chicago MC. Before presenting the award for Best R&B Album with actress Taraji P. Henson to Chris Brown, Common told Fuse correspondent and journalist… Read more »
COMMON AND ACTIVIST KEVIN POWELL HIT THE ROAD ON AT&T’S “28 DAYS” BLACK HISTORY TOUR!
HIP-HOP RUMORS: DRAKE SAYS COMMON BEEF WAS A PUBLICITY STUNT, RETRACTS VANESSA BRYANT LINE!
(AllHipHop News) Legendary R&B singer Etta James has died at the age of 73, it was announced today (January 20). The singer died from complications related to leukemia, in a Riverside, California hospital. Etta James was discovered by R&B pioneer Johnny Otis, who recorded James’ first hit “Dance with Me Henry.” She was later signed to… Read more »
COMMON TAKES HIS ALBUM LISTENING EXPERIENCE TO THE LONE-STAR STATE!
Super producer NO I.D. turned down the opportunity to work with Biggie, Big Pun, and Ghostface Killah, all out of loyalty to Common! What a dunce! The producer recently revealed the mishap in a recent interview with XXL magazine. Read what he said below: “After Resurrection I was getting calls for people to do work… Read more »
A variety of stores gathered Saturday evening (January 15) in Washington DC, to celebrate the BET Honors. Hennessey hosted the “Hennessey Vs BET Honors After Party” at The Park on Fourteenth and at The National Portrait Gallery. Celebrities like Common, Aretha Franklin, Raekwon, Jill Scott, Anthony Hamilton, India Aire and DJ D-Nice, all came out… Read more »
IS “THE B****H IN YOU 2” ON THE WAY?
IT MAY BE TIME FOR DRAKE TO OFFICIALLY STEP TO COMMON! HERE ARE OUR TOP 5 REASONS WHY!
WILL YMCMB GET INTO THE COMMON/DRAKE BEEF?
SHOULD THE BEEF DIE IN TODAY’S HIP-HOP? READ A THOUGHT-PROVOKING EDITORIAL HERE!
DRAKE’s RIGHT HAND DISSES COMMON!
COMMON GOES AT DRAKE!
COMMON FIRES BACK AT DRAKE IN NEW DISS
HIP-HOP RUMORS: DRAKE STRIKES BACK! IS HE DISSIN’ COMMON ON “STAY SCHEMIN?!”
Common and Serena Williams may be rekindling their romance….on the set of his new music video! The two exchanged flirty tweets on twitter today, that began with Serena professing her love for his song “Lovin I Lost” off of Common’s latest album The Dreamer/The Believer. Common reciprocated by asking Serena to star in the music… Read more »
COMMON TO JOIN MAYA ANGELOU, ARETHA FRANKLIN FOR STAR-PACKED AWARDS NIGHT!
DRIZZY, WEEZY AND YEEZY KICK OFF 2012 ON THE CHARTS!
ALLHIPHOP.COM’S “TOP 40 ALBUMS OF 2011”! THE LIST IS HERE!!
COMMON REVEALS SERENA CAUSED BEEF! KINDA!
DR. MAYA ANGELOU CLEARS UP HER SHOCK & “DISAPPOINTMENT” OVER COMMON’S ALBUM!!
COMMON ADMITS TO WIGGING OUT IN DRAKE?
THE VERDICT’S IN ON COMMON’S LATEST! READ UP ON “THE DREAMER, THE BELIEVER!”
(AllHipHop News) Legendary poet Maya Angelou has publicly chastised rapper Common over his track “The Dreamer,” from his album The Dreamer, The Believer. Maya Angelou, who wrote the poem contained on “The Dreamer,” was offended by Common’s lyrics on the track. She was especially offended at Common’s usage of the “N-word.” “I had no idea… Read more »
COMMON LAUGHS OFF DRAKE “RIVALRY”
(AllHipHop News) Chicago bred rapper Common recently sat down with AllHipHop.com in an exclusive interview to explain the most recent project The Dreamer / The Believer, produced by No I.D. and set to hit stores on December 20th. Common released BE and Finding Forever to critical acclaim, but the rapper believes that this project is… Read more »
DRAKE’S “TAKE CARE” NEARS PLATINUM & THE ROOTS CREATE MAGIC FOR THE 13TH TIME!
COMMON’S NEW JOINT “RAW (HOW YOU LIKE IT)”
COMMON: THE DREAMER AND BELIEVER!
NEW COMMON FEATURING JOHN LEGEND “THE BELIEVER”
COMMON EXPLAINS “SWEET” DISS
(AllHipHop News)Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg will make an appearance together at the 2011 and the Mnet Asian Music Awards taking place tomorrow (November 29), in Singapore, Spain. The pair will appear at the Singapore Indoor Stadium, where the Mnet Asian Music Awards are being held. The event will honor a number of top K-Pop… Read more »
COMMON’S “THE DREAMER, THE BELIEVER” DUE IN STORES IN DECEMBER!
ARTISTS, EXECUTIVES TALK HEAVY D.’S LIFE, DEATH AND INFLUENCE