The rapper and his mother, Dr. Mahalia Ann Hines sat down with ESSENCE to talk about their new education initiative.
The Academy and Grammy Award-winner voices a cocky croc, who has his own plan for surviving dry season.
There's something irresistible about a gorgeous Black men wearing all-white. These celebrity guys get it right every time. From Common to Kofi, these brothers are white hot!
For the role, the talent shaved his sexy beard we love.
The rapper, who debuted a new music video at the Tribeca Film Festival, dished on his love for Ava DuVernay and told the crowd about his daughter's comparison of the two.
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.
In an exclusive interview at ESSENCE's 10th Annual Black Women In Hollywood Awards Gala, Common talked to us about Donald Trump's threat to bring National Guard troops into Chicago to curb gun violence, saying he doesn't focus too much on the government's problematic efforts to "help" the storied city. "I really try not to focus on what the government is saying because they haven't shown true sincerity or true efforts to better the community holistically," he said. "I just try to see what we can do as the people from a grassroots level." Check out Common's tips to heal the nation's inner cities in the video above.
It is not lost on DuVernay that stocks for private prisons rose 50 percent the day after Donald Trump was elected.
For Common, cutting out meat gave him clarity he'd never had before.
"That's my buddy. I'm single."
Common Delivers Some Common Sense On Election 2016 - 'Donald Trump Is Not Prepared To Be A President'
Common wants a president that actually has policies and a plan.
Common reflects on how his relationship with Erykah Badu helped shape his perception of unconditional love.
"I owe it, Black men owe it and the world owes it to Black women to uplift, respect and honor them."
Oh yeah! The 1975 coming of age classic Cooley High is getting a remake.
Common shared his sentiments on working with Madame FLOTUS and how higher education has contributed to his life.
During last night's VH1 Hip Hop Honors, Common took the stage to pay tribute to black women fighting for black lives.