Common is celebrating his 45th birthday today (March 13) and it's no secret that the iconic rapper, actor and producer gets finer every year. We're taking some time out to show our appreciation by acknowledging all the times his style was on point. Behold, every time Common's dapper style made us swoon.
1 of 20 Jeff Kravitz
Common attends the 87th Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, California.
2 of 20 Allen Berezovsky
Common attends the Premiere of Epix's 'America Divided' at Billy Wilder Theater in Westwood, California.
3 of 20 Tara Ziemba
Common at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
4 of 20 Alex Wong
Common arrives at a Nordic State Dinner at the White House in Washington, DC
5 of 20 NBC
Common attends Late Night With Seth Meyers.
6 of 20 Bob Levey
Common attends 6th Annual NFL Honors in Houston, Texas.
7 of 20 Frederick M. Brown
Common attends the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards in Beverly Hills, California.
8 of 20 David Livingston
Common attends the premiere of Summit Entertainment's "John Wick: Chapter Two" in Hollywood, California.
9 of 20 John Shearer
Common attends The 58th GRAMMY Awards in Los Angeles, California.
10 of 20 Amanda Edwards
Common at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.
11 of 20 Joshua Blanchard
Back in September, Common spoke to ESSENCE about his documentary Love Star, he said, "Love Star is like a beautiful way of describing somebody important in your life that you care about. Then, when I knew I was a part of the Essence Festival, I was like, what better way that to show that love than expressing that to a Black woman. I know the Essence Fest as a whole is all about honoring Black women but, I also wanted to honor Black women myself, as a Black man. I wanted to show that we revere and hold you high, Black woman. We love you and care for you and honor you."
12 of 20 Jamie McCarthy
Common attends the 54th New York Film Festival - Opening Night Party in New York City.
13 of 20 Taylor Hill
Common at The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City.
14 of 20 Paul Morigi
Common at Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington, DC.
15 of 20 Nicholas Hunt
Common attends the "Burning Sands" Premiere at Eccles Center Theatre on January 24, 2017 in Park City, Utah.
16 of 20 Aaron Davidson
Common attends American Black Film Festival - Opening Night in Miami, Florida.
17 of 20 Cindy Ord
Common attends The 2016 Def Jam Holiday Party sponsored by VH1 "The Breaks," in New York City.
18 of 20 Rodin Eckenroth
Common attends the premiere of Amazon Studios' 'An American Girl Story - Melody 1963: Love Has To Win' in Los Angeles, California.
19 of 20 Roy Rochlin
Common attends CFDA x Cadillac Opening Night Party of New York Fashion Week: Men's S/S 2017 in New York City.
20 of 20 Timothy Hiatt
Common attends the Chicago Premiere of 'In My Father's House' at the Music Box Theatre in Chicago, Illinois.
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