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Common

December 15th, 2014

Birth Name:
Lonnie Rashied Lynn

Born:
Common

Genre:
Hip-Hop/Rap

Years Active:
'90s, '00s, '10s






Common

Biography

Common (originally Common Sense) was a highly influential figure in rap's underground during the '90s, keeping the sophisticated lyrical technique and flowing syncopations of jazz-rap alive in an era when commercial gangsta rap was threatening to obliterate everything in its path. His outward looking, nimbly performed rhymes and political consciousness certainly didn't fit the fashions of the moment, but he was able to win a devoted cult audience. By the late '90s, a substantial underground movement had set about reviving the bohemian sensibility of alternative rap, and Common finally started to receive wider recognition as a creative force. Not only were his albums praised by critics, but he achieved mainstream popularity with a handful of gold-selling recordings. During the 2000s and 2010s, he juggled his recording career with a series of high-profile acting roles.

Top Albums


1. Glory (From ..

2. Be

3. Finding Fore..

4. The Dreamer,..

5. Like Water F..

6. Nobody's Smi..

7. Resurrection

8. Thisisme The..

9. Be

10. Go! – Common..

11. The Dreamer,..

12. Electric Cir..

13. [email protected]

14. Can I Borrow..

15. Finding Fore..

16. One Day It'l..

17. Nobody's Smi..

18. Universal Mi..

19. Nobody's Smi..

20. Electric Cir..

Top Songs

Name Album Time Price
1.

Glory (From the Motion Picture ".. Glory (From the Motion Pict.. 4:32 $1.29
2.

Light Like Water For Chocolate 4:21 $1.29
3.

Diamonds (feat. Big Sean) Nobody's Smiling (Delux.. 3:53 $1.29
4.

I Want You Finding Forever 4:30 $1.29
5.

Morning Kanye West Presents Good Mu.. 4:35 $1.29
6.

I Used to Love H.E.R. Resurrection 4:38 $1.29
7.

Testify Be 2:36 $1.29
8.

Go! Be 3:43 $1.29
9.

Neighborhood (feat. Lil Herb & C.. Nobody's Smiling (Delux.. 3:58 $1.29
10.

Kingdom (feat. Vince Staples) Nobody's Smiling (Delux.. 6:22 $1.29
11.

Real (feat. Elijah Blake) Nobody's Smiling (Delux.. 3:22 $1.29
12.

So Far to Go (feat. D'Angelo) Finding Forever 4:27 $0.99
13.

People Finding Forever 3:24 $1.29
14.

Testify Be 2:36 $1.29
15.

Food (Live) Be 3:36 $1.29
16.

Universal Mind Control (UMC) Universal Mind Control 3:25 $1.29
17.

Faithful Be 3:33 $1.29
18.

Be (Intro) Be 2:24 $1.29
19.

6th Sense Like Water For Chocolate 5:18 $1.29
20.

Come Close Electric Circus 4:35 $1.29
21.

Speak My Piece Nobody's Smiling (Delux.. 3:51 $1.29
22.

Blak Majik (feat. Jhene Aiko) Nobody's Smiling (Delux.. 3:19 $1.29
23.

Universal Mind Control (UMC) Universal Mind Control 3:25 $1.29
24.

Resurrection Resurrection 3:47 $0.99
25.

I Used to Love H.E.R. Thisisme Then – The Best of.. 4:40 $1.29

Top Music Videos


1. Come Close

2. Universal Mind..

3. I Want You (Ed..

4. Make Her Say (..

5. Go!

6. Drivin' Me Wil..

7. The People

8. Wake Up Everyb..

9. The Corner

10. The Game

11. Dance for Me (..

12. Favorite Song

13. Love of My Lif..

14. The Game (Edit..

15. Come Close (Ed..

16. Ghetto Dreams ..

17. Sweet

18. Blue Sky

19. Celebrate

20. Raw (How You L..


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