Video: MC Lyte ft. Common – Dear John

Written by Nigel D. / 10.23.14

MC Lyte’s new track, “Dear John” f/ Common & 10Beats, is the anthem for #EducateOURMen, which is the signature scholarship initiative of MC Lyte’s Hip Hop Sisters Foundation, which has presented two $100,000 university scholarships during the Soul Train Music Awards Red Carpet Pre-Show each year since the organization’s founding. This year, the foundation will present dozens of scholarships earmarked to send men to HBCU’s. Russell Simmons, Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Jada Pinkett Smith and Faith Evans are just of the few celebrities who support the foundation’s movement (EducateOURMen.info).

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Video: Common Speaks On What It Is To Be A “MC” & Battling A Young Kanye West

Written by Nigel D. / 10.15.14

On the heels of the release of his latest album ‘Nobody’s Smiling’ Common talks about the art MCing, how he stays grounded and battling a young Kanye West back in the days.

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Video: Lil Herb ft. Chance The Rapper & Common – Fight Or Flight Remix

Written by Nigel D. / 10.15.14

Chicago MCs, Lil Herb, Chance The Rapper & Common join forces for the “Fight Or Flight” remix.

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Video: 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards Performances (Migos,Bobby Shmurda, Common & More)

Written by Nigel D. / 10.15.14

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Check out performances from the 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards.

Video: 2014 BET Hip Hop Awards Performances (Migos,Bobby Shmurda, Common & More)
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Common & Jay Electronica Will Hit The Road For The “Nobody’s Smiling” Tour This Fall

Written by Nigel D. / 10.14.14

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Two-time Grammy Award winning Def Jam/Atrium recording artist COMMON is set to embark on his upcoming “Nobody’s Smiling” US Tour featuring Jay Electronica. The tour will be kicking off in Las Vegas, NV on November, 21st and ending in New York, NY on December 10th. Nobody’s Smiling, COMMON’s tenth studio album was released by Def Jam/Atrium records July 22nd. The NEW YORK TIMES commented on the album saying “the rapping is muscular, self-assured and occasionally even startling.” “Common has crafted one of the best hip-hop albums of the year so far” said THE GUARDIAN. The Album debuted #1 on Billboard’s Top R&B/Hip Hop Chart.

“I’m excited to be touring because I haven’t in several years and to be doing it with an album like Nobody’s Smiling is giving me a chance to perform the hip hop that I love.” To have Jay Electronica on this tour is crazy. He is one of the freshest voices in hip hop today. He truly is sparking the culture.” said Common.

Tickets for the “Nobody’s Smiling” US Tour featuring Jay Electronic are currently on sale to the general public at Ticketmaster and local venue websites.

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Common ft. Vince Staples And Jay Electronica – Kingdom Remix

Written by Nigel D. / 09.24.14

Three Kings and a Remix. Check out the remix of Common’s hit single Kingdom featuring Vince Staples and now Jay Electronica.

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Video: Common Explains The Business Of ‘Conscious Rap’ To Forbes

Written by Nigel D. / 09.23.14

The Chicago-bred rapper talks about raising awareness about social issues can sometimes be a lucrative activity.

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