The rapper, actor and author stopped by The Angie Martinez Show and revealed what it took to get his lady back.
This week's playlist also includes a collab between Jorja Smith and Burna Boy, a new video from Common, and Doja Cat's "Juicy."
The actor has checked off lots of bucket list items but finding "the one" is still on his agenda.
His relationship with the neo-soul singer over a decade ago left a mark on his life.
And almost every book is written by a black author.
Common Shares How His Mom Reacted To Learning Of His Childhood Molestation: She Said, 'Are You Okay?'
The Academy and Grammy Award–winning rapper opened up about his childhood trauma is his latest book.
"I wasn't ready to do the work," he told "The Breakfast Club" Thursday about his toxic pattern in relationships.
"I felt a deep and sudden shame for what happened," the rapper wrote in his latest book, "Let Love Have The Last Word," out now.
Common is teaming up with Lionsgate to produce the series, which is the second project coming out of his TV deal with the company.
ESSENCE's Entertainment Director Cori Murray brings you the day's most-talked about news.
The two both starred in submarine thrillers.
It's part of an initiative being led by Michelle Obama.
The lighter skinned stand-in for child actor Keith L. Williams was forced to wear dark makeup while on set.
ICYMI: Angela Rye, Kamala Harris, And More Join Al Sharpton For The 2018 NAN Convention In NYC
Common and Angela Rye Call It Quits, Remain Good Friends
Oh, Hey Fellas! All The Fine Men At The 2018 NAACP Image Awards