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The 2014 MTV Video Music Awards had their moments, particularly BeyoncĂ©'s show-stopping finale, Charli XCX's killer run through "Boom Clap" on the pre-show, and Sam Smith's impressive take on "Stay…   Read Story »
After being quiet for a long time following 2011's The Dreamer/The Believer, Chicago rapper Common has been making some rumblings in the past few months in preparation for his new album Nobody…   Read Story »
HBO's Game Of Thrones takes on an unlikely hip-hop edge with a mixtape that will feature tracks by Big Boi, Common, and Wale. The mixtape, fittingly titled Catch The Throne, will be released in honor…   Read Story »
Last month, we learned that Common had once again teamed up with No I.D., the producer behind his classic 1994 album Resurrection, for a new full-length called Nobody Smiling. They've already shared…   Read Story »
Almost 20 years ago, Common (then Common Sense) released Resurrection, the classic sophomore album that he recorded with the great Chicago producer No I.D. Right now, Common is again linking up with…   Read Story »
A late entry to our 10 Biggest Band Beefs Of 2011 list was the developing issue between Common and Drake, which may or may not have been based on general jealousy surrounding Serena Williams, of all…   Read Story »
Back in the day, when two artists didn't like each other, they'd deal with it in relatively low-profile ways: A snippy backstage comment, or a pointed interview comment. Maybe they'd toss in a…   Read Story »
On his new track "Sweet," produced by old mentor No I.D., Common sounds tougher than he has in years. And in the track's new video, he also looks tough. The rapper went on location to Haiti to film…   Read Story »
Common, Pusha T, Kid Cudi, Big Sean, and Charlie Wilson guest on "Good Friday," the laid-back, Freddie Scott (or Biz Markie?) sampling title track from @KanyeWest's forward-thinking digital singles…   Read Story »
On a whim I checked in with Breakfast At Sulimay's, the amusing Web video series in which three elderly music fans review indie and hip-hop singles over coffee at a Philadelphia diner. Turns out…   Read Story »