The Sly Fox is at it again. Yesterday, the network called Common a “vile rapper” on their website after learning he was invited to the White House by First Lady, Michelle Obama for a poetry event. They based their claim on his “Letter To The Law” poem. Maybe he should ‘do it live’ tomorrow at Casa Blanca.
[vodpod id=Video.7962439&w=425&h=350&fv=videoId%3D929690218001%26amp%3BlinkBaseURL%3Dhttp%3A%2F%2Fwww.amctv.com%2Famc-news%2Fvideos%2Famcs-first-look-at-hell-on-wheels%26amp%3BplayerID%3D83327935001%26amp%3BplayerKey%3DAQ%7E%7E%2CAAAAAAuyCbQ%7E%2C-gfAmfm8njJ8S-9E4q2UfzG931rvkxuP%26amp%3Bdomain%3Dembed%26amp%3BdynamicStreaming%3Dtrue] Common will return to the small screen on the AMC original series, Hell On Wheels. Depicted after the Civil War, the show: “tells the epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on a Confederate soldier (Mount) who sets out to exact revenge on the Union soldiers who have killed his wife.” No word if Com will have a reoccurring role, but he plays “Elam”, a freed slave working on the railroad. (Peep him at the :40, :43 marks) […]
[vodpod id=Video.7201867&w=540&h=350&fv=] Common honored Dr. Maya Angelou last week at the first, Common Ground Foundation Gala. During the event, GoWhereHipHop was able to interview the two humanitarians as part of their latest Camovement series.