In an August 2007 interview with XXL, rapper Q-Tip of the group A Tribe Called Quest stated that he and Common were forming a group called The Standard. While the two were meant to hit the studio to record a Q-Tip-produced album, possibly with contributions from Kanye West, Common put out Universal Mind Control instead and has already planned ...
First known as a rapper who became one of the more prominent voices in hip-hop's new millennium renaissance, Common later transitioned into acting. He was born in Chicago, and is the son of educator Dr. Mahalia Ann Hines and Lonnie Lynn, an ABA basketball player turned youth counselor.
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Mar 13, 1972 · Award-winning rapper and songwriter Common is known for a bevy of acclaimed albums in addition to his acting work for TV and film.
"With Erykah Badu, that was my first love where you’re just open and floating," Common described the relationship in a previous interview with People. The rapper and the iconic R&B singer are thought to have started dating in 2000.
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May 19, 2017 · Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr. is best known by his stage name ‘Common.’ He is an American hip hop artist, actor, poet, and film producer. Common was born March 13th, 1972 in South Chicago, Illinois. His mother had her doctorate degree in education and his father was a former ABA Basketball player who pursued a post -ABA career as a youth counselor.
Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. (born March 13, 1972), better known by his stage name Common (previously Common Sense), is a Grammy and Oscar-winning rapper and actor from Chicago, Illinois. Common’s...
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- Rapper, Actor
- Chicago, Illinois, United States
On Friday, rapper Common canvassed in Houston's Sunnyside neighborhood on behalf of the Texas Organizing Project political action committee, or TOP PAC. TOP PAC's mission is to engage 1.4 million...
Aug 04, 2020 · Philly vocalist Jaguar Wright has accused Chicago rap legend Common of sexually assaulting her. Jaguar says she was in bed with Common -- why she does not say -- "next thing we know we go to bed and he says, 'C'mon J.'
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