Hey YN get a load of this. The day before yesterday, Common brought his book’s promo to the University of Illinois and gave the students and faculty a what—yup, another freestyle. Sidebar: Common Speaks On His Upcoming Album fsd
[vodpod id=Video.15442898&w=425&h=350&fv=launch%3D44624690%26amp%3Bwidth%3D420%26amp%3Bheight%3D245] Common woke up the early birds with his interview on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to promote his publication, the controversy on his visit to Obama’s pad and praises Esco as the “greatest rapper alive”. Sorry, Tunechi. ru
While on his promo run, Common performed at the Moet Rose Lounge in his hometown last night. Above he recites his verse from his Nas collabo and then drops a freebie below. One Day It’ll All Make Sense in stores now. fsd
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Before his book signing yesterday, Common appeared on The Wendy Williams Show. Aside from discussing Serena Williams and the three things he can’t live without, he kicked a freestyle. hhnm
Shot: Canon EOS 60D Common held a book signing for his autobiography, One Day It’ll All Make Sense at the Barnes & Noble in downtown Manhattan. The event was hosted by Sway and also featured a Q&A session.If you missed out, here’s some footage from the lens of The Dark Nyte. A couple of flicks after the jump.
If you’re attending Rock The Bells in NY Saturday, you’ll see Lonnie recite his 2005 album, Be live. Here he explains the LP’s concept with Fuse and returning to soul. Previously: Nas l Cypress Hill l Lauryn Hill l Raekwon l Mobb Deep
During last night’s Rock The Bells in San Bernardino, CA, Common joined Esco on stage for a live performance of their collaboration. Sounds just as good live. Head over to Miss Info‘s spot for more footage of the show. Previously: Nas Brings Out Ron Artest
Named after his third album, Common is set to release his autobiograhy, One Day It’ll All Make Sense. Pre-order it here. In One Day It’ll All Make Sense, Common holds nothing back. He tells what it was like for a boy with big dreams growing up on the South Side of Chicago. He reveals how he almost quit rapping after his first album, Can I Borrow a Dollar?, sold only two thousand copies. He recounts his rise to stardom, giving a […]
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