Common – “Hercules” Video (Feat. Vince Staples)

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Common released his last studio album, Black America Again, back in 2016. Last year, he shared an album with August Greene, his supergroup with pianist Robert Glasper and drummer Karriem Riggins. Today, Common announced his forthcoming solo LP and shared a new single. “Hercules” is the second single off Let Love, following lead … More »

Common – “HER Love” (Feat. Daniel Caesar & Dwele) Video

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Common - "HER Love" (Feat. Daniel Caesar & Dwele) VideoWith his 1994 single “I Used to Love H.E.R.,” Common gave the conscious hip-hop movement one of its anthems. My colleague Collin Robinson once elaborated that the Resurrection track “chided hip-hop artists for moving away from afrocentric and socially aware rhymes to combat gangster rap’s quickly growing influence in the mid ’90s and … More »

Woodstock 50 Lineup

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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the original 1969 Woodstock Music & Arts Fair, Woodstock 50 will take over the fields of Watkins Glen, New York from 8/16-18. Artists like Dead & Co, the Killers, the Black Keys, Jay-Z, and Chance The Rapper were confirmed to play the festival earlier this … More »

Watch John C. Reilly Freestyle Over Common & Kanye West’s “Southside”

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Affable character actor John C. Reilly has a long history with music: He starred in the great music biopic sendup Walk Hard, has a folk group called John C. Reilly & Friends, and has chatted with Father John Misty. He even recently had a foray into the rap world, … More »

Common Starring In TV Series Based On B.P. Reiter’s The Saturday Night Knife & Gun Club

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CommonCommon is getting a jump start on his Lionsgate TV deal. More »

Watch August Greene (Common, Robert Glasper, & Karriem Riggins) Cover “Livin’ On A Prayer”

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Earlier this year, Common, Robert Glasper, and Karriem Riggins formed the new supergroup trio August Greene and the rapper, pianist, and drummer released their first album together. More »

Common, Robert Glasper & Karriem Riggins are August Greene and they’re at the Chicago Theatre on December 1st

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Common, Robert Glasper and Karriem Riggins have connected like Voltron to form the supergroup us mere mortals refer to us …

Common To Aid Starbucks’ Racial Bias Training

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Last month’s wrongful arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia Starbucks has led the company to launch a racial bias training program that will take place on May 29. Police forced the two men out of the cafe after employees accused them of loitering without purchasing anything. The day of training will cause all … More »

Dozens Of Musicians Commemorate 50th Anniversary Of Martin Luther King’s Death In “The Dream Still Lives” Video

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Today marks the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination. To honor his memory and his work, which is still as relevant as ever, Stevie Wonder has assembled a mind-bogglingly vast lineup of musicians, celebrities, and public figures to share their hopes for the future in a video entitled “The Dream Still Lives.” … More »

March For Our Lives: Ariana Grande Sings In DC, Paul McCartney Remembers John Lennon In NYC

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Thousands of gun violence protesters took to the streets of Washington, D.C. today for the March For Our Lives’ Rally. The brave survivors of last month’s Parkland school shooting organized this demonstration, sparking 800 sister marches worldwide. Musicians are using this opportunity to speak out about gun reform, including Ariana Grande, Common, Andra Day, Miley … More »