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Common Says Kanye West is “Going to Elevate Everything You Do”

There's no doubt about it — Kanye can level up an artist's artistry. Read More
Posted 2 days ago by Tara Mahadevan

A Brief History of Kanye Bringing Artists Into the Mainstream

Kanye’s Midas touch might not be what it once was, but his resume is quite impressive. Read More
Posted 2 days ago by Yoh

Common is Making “God Music” on New “Black America Again” Album

Common's forthcoming 11th full-length album is an old sound given a new direction. Read More
Posted about 4 weeks ago by Yoh

Common Reveals He’s Working on New Album With Robert Glasper, Karriem Riggins

Could we get new albums from Kanye, Lupe, Chance and now Common in 2016? Chicago is unstoppable. Read More
Posted 6 months ago by Nathan S.

Common on “Nobody’s Smiling”, Chicago & His 5 Best Albums (Interview)

Twenty years ago, a Chicago born-and-bred emcee revealed his heartbreak for a genre he once adored. Common unleashed his candid ode to hip-hop with... Read More
Posted 2 years ago by Carl Lamarre
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