COMMON GETS ON JAY-Z’S HIT TO MAKE “OPEN LETTER PT. II” THANKS TO J. PERIOD, LISTEN!
We loved interviewing and writing about Bilal for our exclusive interview, (Read that here.) That we had to revisit some of our favorite hip-hop songs that featured the soulful singer. During his long hiatus from recording, some of his best work came from his collaborations with rap artists. From Jay-Z and Jadakiss to Common and Kweli, Bilal has… Read more »
BILAL IS BACK AND HE’S BROUGHT LOVE WITH HIM!
(AllHipHop News) The “Fakest Reality Show Ever” will be back with 12 new episodes. BET has announced that the Kevin Hart-led Real Husbands of Hollywood has been renewed for a second season. The partially scripted “mockumentary” stars Hart, Nick Cannon, Boris Kodjoe, Duane Martin, J.B. Smoove, and Robin Thicke as famous friends who attempt to manage their live as… Read more »
Every year when the NBA All-Star game kicks off in the host city, fans, rappers, entertainers, promoters, ratchets and groupies alike all come in swarms to celebrate the festivities. From parties to performances to after-parties, artists are paid top dollars to show their face throughout the week. Take a look at our photos below.
(AllHipHop News) With only a week remaining until the NBA All-Star Weekend kicks off in Houston, Texas, entertainers Common, Trey Songz and Ne-Yo have been tapped to participate in the 2013 Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity Game. The celebrity game is set to take place on Friday, February 15th at the George R. Brown Convention Center and… Read more »
HIGH RANKING OG GANGSTER DISCIPLE COMMENTS ON RICK ROSS BEEF!
COMMON IS GOING TO PERFORM AT A CONCERT FOR LEONARD PELTIER, NOBLE PEACE PRIZE NOMINEE CONVICTED OF BLASTING TWO FBI AGENTS!!
(AllHipHop News) Mary J Blige a.k.a. “The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul,” was hit with a lawsuit yesterday (November 28), claiming that she and her husband defaulted on a $2.2 million loan from Signature Bank. According to Reuters, documents were filed in New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan, seeking to recoup the $2.2 million loan… Read more »
Common is allegedly in hot water with his former flame, Serena Williams, because of his new girlfriend and her Twitter-stalking ways. Serena went H.A.M. on Twitter yesterday, blasting Common’s new lady friend and referring to her as a “boy” because sources say that Serena allegedly thinks that Common’s girlfriend looks like a man. Really, Serena!!!… Read more »
THE MCS WITH THE IRON CHOPS: 5 BRILLIANT MOVIE HEROES PLAYED BY RAPPERS
NEW MUSIC: DJ DRAMA FT. COMMON, KENDRICK LAMAR & LLOYD “MY WAY”
ALBUM REVIEW: G.O.O.D MUSIC’S “CRUEL SUMMER”
In the midst of New York Fashion Week, Common took over the Best Buy Theater in Times Square to promote Case-Mate, a cutting-edge designer of accessories for mobile devices. The event was co-hosted by Fergie and Quddus with beats provided by DJ Mia Moretti. A crowd of roughly 2,000 rocked and swayed to a string… Read more »
ROCK THE BELLS: NAS AND FRIENDS UPHOLD HIP-HOP
FREEWAY DISCUSSES BEANIE’S JAIL TIME; STATE PROPERTY HITS THE STAGE WITH JAY-Z!
TRACKLIST AND ARTWORK FOR G.O.O.D. MUSIC’S “CRUEL SUMMER” REVEALED!
CHECK PART 2 OF OUR ROCK THE BELLS BAY AREA RECAP! COMMON! NAS! DOM!
HIP-HOP RUMORS: ARE COMMON AND KANYE WEST TEAMING UP FOR AN ALBUM?
“CRUEL SUMMER” PUSHED BACK; CYHI TWEETS ON BEING LEFT OFF G.O.O.D. MUSIC’S COMPLEX COVER
It seems like every other day there is a rapper having a trouble with either their taxes or a foreclosure. Well, we hear that Common has joined the long list of artists having money issues and is facing a foreclosure of his Chicago apartment. According to TMZ, Common has stopped paying the $2,285 monthly mortgage… Read more »
THE “UNCOMMONLY GOOD” COMMON TALKS FREEDOM, G.O.O.D. MUSIC AND FRANK OCEAN!
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 »