Common

Common

Def Jam
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stacy-barthe-live-for-today
Featuring: Common
We’re all gonna die someday—even you. Yes, you. Sorry if that’s not what you wanted to think about this Thursday afternoon. On the bright side, though, Stacy Barthe has cooked up a catchy song for you to hum... More
Posted 5 months ago
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john-legend-glory
Featuring: Common
Song: Glory
UPDATE: The official lyric video for Glory has been added. Hitting select theaters on Christmas, Selma will depict the struggles leading up to the Voting Rights Act of 1965, specifically focusing on the marches Martin Luther... More
Posted about 7 months ago
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common-this-war-we-fight
Artist: Common
Since most of us are still at work, it’s tough to give Veteran’s Day the recognition it deserves. If you have yet to take a break from the grind and observe a moment of silence in honor of the men and women... More
Posted 7 months ago
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Common on “Nobody’s Smiling”, Chicago & His 5 Best Albums (Interview)

Twenty years ago, a Chicago born-and-bred emcee revealed his heartbreak for a genre he once adored. Common unleashed his candid ode to hip-hop with his poignant record, “I Used To Love H.E.R.” It was a... More
Posted 8 months ago
snoh-aalegra-common-bad-things
Featuring: Common
It’s only been a week since Snoh Aalegra made her first appearance on The DJBooth, but the Swedish songstress wasted no time to deliver new material, returning with Common and No I.D. riding shotgun. Her lovely voice,... More
Posted 8 months ago
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lil-herb-fight-or-flight-remix
Artist: Lil Herb
Featuring: Common | Chance the Rapper
Update: The Verluxe-directed visuals for Lil Herb’s Fight or Flight (Remix) single have been added. Quick: name the two local rappers you’d most like to have guest on your latest record, if you were an... More
Posted 8 months ago
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Artist: Common
It’s a blue moon, it’s a double rainbow, it’s a new Jay Electronica verse! While maybe not quite that rare, new rhymes from Jay Elec are certainly hard to come by. The man’s not just jumping on any... More
Posted 9 months ago
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Magnum Opus: Falling in Love With Common’s “The Light” Again (Video)

Born and raised in D.C., I have passed by or visited pretty much every D.C. landmark or museum about a thousand times. Whenever we had family in town, we took them to see the sights. I don't know whether I've had... More
Posted 9 months ago
mc-lyte-dear-john
Artist: MC Lyte
Featuring: Common
Not featured on the solo tip since dropping off Beautiful way, way back in 2007, hip-hop veteran MC Lyte finally returns to the Booth with freshly-minted promo single Dear John. Here, Loudbox‘s boom-bap percussion,... More
Posted 9 months ago
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lupe-fiasco-remission
Featuring: Jennifer Hudson | Common
Back in May, Lupe Fiasco announced his newly-launched partnership with charitable nonprofit Stand Up for Cancer by unleashing Mission, a moving joint dedicated to all suffering from the disease. Now, the emcee has enlisted... More
Posted 10 months ago
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