Common is very busy these days. When he's not in the studio cooking up fresh new music for fans, he's on the set for a movie or TV show. Recently he was been splitting his time between the set of The Odd Life of Timothy Green and AMC's scripted western series Hell on Wheels.
ESSENCE.com caught up with the the "Go!" rapper to discuss his role as Coach Cal in the inspirational new film and his return to the wild west in Hell on Wheels.
Catch Timothy Green in theaters today and Hell on Wheels on Sunday nights at 9 p.m. on AMC.
The rapper shares why his character, Coach Cal, was so important to him.