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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Video: Common Brings Out Kanye West At #AAHH Fest In Chicago

Written by Nigel D. / 09.22.14

Common had his first “#AAHH Fest” in Chicago tonight. Guests included, Diggy, Jennifer Hudson, Lil Herb, Twista, Jay Electronica, Dave Chappelle & Kanye West. Check out footage of Kanye West’s performance. Common also performs the “Kingdom” remix with Jay Electronica and Vince Staples.

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MC Lyte ft. Common & 10Beats – Dear John

Written by Nigel D. / 09.09.14

“Dear John” f/ Common (the first release from Lyte’s upcoming LP, her first studio album in eleven years, which is slated to be released later this year). “Dear John” is a fresh track with a strong urban hip-hop vibe, that will also be featured in Lyte’s upcoming episode of “Being,” which will air on Saturday, September 13, 2014 on Centric, 9pm est / 8c. Immediately after the episode, MC Lyte will participate in a live streamed Q&A for fans and media worldwide who should register at www.mclyte.com to view or participate.

“Dear John” 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 of color 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 (www.EducateOURMen.info).

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Lil Herb ft. Common & Chance The Rapper – Fight or Flight Remix

Written by Nigel D. / 08.29.14

Chicago MCs, Lil Herb, Common and Chance The Rapper drop the remix to “Fight Of Flight.”

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