Common has a well-deserved reputation as a rap lyricist. These days he’s also building a reputation as a go-to actor. From his lead role in “Just Wright” with Queen Latifah to appearances in films with Jeremy Piven, Christian Bale, and Denzel Washington, Common is finding Hollywood to be a hospitable place. In “Luv” he plays […]

The big after-recess party on the second night of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte will feature rapper/actor Common and rapper/producer Jermaine Dupri. Common will perform at a charity benefit for Musicians on Call, a group that makes music available to wounded U.S. service men and women. “I’m not only excited to be able to […]

Rapper and actor Common, can be added to the list of celebrities with money issues. According to reports, the rapper owes backed mortgage payments to Bank of America on his Chicago apartment. Common received the loan for the apartment in 2008. Bank of America claims Common has not made a payment since March leaving a […]

I had the pleasure of speaking with the talented actor and rapper Common about his back to school memories. For those of you who didn’t know he attended an HBCU! I was most impressed about how passionate and honest he was during our interview. He covers everything from how going to an HBCU helped him […]

This week, rapper DMX, who lost both his wife and career to drugs, infidelity and alcohol, admitted on the reality show “Couples Therapy” that part of the reason for his dysfunction was the abuse he took from his mother who he said never loved him. On a new “Behind the Music” the usually private Nas […]