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John Legend, Common, Glen Campbell & Diane Warren Earn 2015 Oscar Noms for Best Original Song

The nominations were announced for the 87th Annual Academy Awards including the two music categories, which offered up a few surprises.

01/15/2015

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Common, John Legend Debut New Video for Golden Globe-Winning ‘Glory': Watch

If winning a Golden Globe on Sunday wasn’t enough….

01/13/2015

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What Are the Odds of Common & John Legend Winning an Oscar for ‘Glory’?

The duo took home a Golden Globe for “Glory” from the MLK biopic “Selma”; Common is the first hip-hop artist ever to win in the Best Original Song category. But what is their shot at winning an Oscar?

01/12/2015

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John Legend & Common Take Home Best Original Song at 2015 Golden Globes

John Legend is now a Golden Globe winner. Perhaps now Kim Kardashian won’t almost Photoshop him out of his own birthday photo ever again.

01/12/2015

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Common, Vince Staples & Jay Electronica Pay Tribute to Mike Brown at BET Hip Hop Awards

The real winner at last night’s BET Hip Hop Awards was Common, who paid tribute to Mike Brown, the unarmed teenager from Ferguson, MI who was shot and killed by an officer.

10/15/2014

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Wyclef Gets Political Over Jay-Z’s ‘Open Letter’

Wyclef is the latest rapper to contribute a version of Jay-Z‘s “Open Letter,” a song with bristling lyrics that has become a hip-hop meme of sorts. The former Fugees frontman dropped his version of “Open […]

04/17/2013

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Common Breaks The Chains For “Hell On Wheels”

With Sunday’s season premier of “Hell On Wheels” showcasing Common’s new direction, the rapper/actor explained how his role is developing beyond the slave narrative.

08/13/2012

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Common Supports Serena Williams In Olympic Crip-Walk Controversy

Common joins the list of celebrities such as Oprah and Beyonce who have been inspired by Gabby Douglas’ Olympic performance. But he’s also been following the big wins for his tennis champ ex, Serena Williams. He recently offered his congratulations and support to the Crip-walking gold medalist.

08/09/2012

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Common Spokesperson Dismisses Foreclosure Talk

After news surfaced that Common faced foreclosure on one of his Chicago homes, a spokesperson for the hip-hop veteran has responded, calling reports overblown.

07/25/2012

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Common May Lose Condo To Foreclosure

Common may be in jeopardy of losing his Chicago condominium due to foreclosure, according to online reports.

07/23/2012

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