Posts Tagged ‘common’

Kanye West and Common Join Forces to Create 20,000 Jobs For Chicago Youth, Announce Fund-Raising Festival

With a recent study by the Chicago Urban League reporting that over 90% of Chicago’s black male teens are unemployed, two Chi-town natives are teaming up to try and help the youth. Kanye West’s company Donda’s... Read more »

Stream the “Game of Thrones” Mixtape, “Catch The Throne”

Earlier this week it was announced that HBO was planning on releasing a Game of Thrones mixtape in order to expand their audience reach. We’ve already heard Big Boi’s song and Wale’s contribution and now, we... Read more »

“Game Of Thrones” to Release Mixtape, “Catch The Throne” Featuring Big Boi, Common, and More

HBO’s Game of Thrones is one of the most popular series on television today, but there’s one demographic the show is having difficulty appealing to. According to the Wall Street Journal, the show brings in about... Read more »

Common – “War”

Common wastes no time. Only a few hours ago, we received word that the legendary Chicago MC’s tenth album Nobody Smiling will see a 2014 release and now we get a first listen in a song just... Read more »

Common Announces New Album “Nobody Smiling” With Production by No ID

There are a lot of debut albums to be excited about in 2014, but it’s not just the newcomers looking to make noise. Common revealed to Revolt that his tenth studio album Nobody Smiling is on the... Read more »

The Week on Twitter with Rihanna, Common, and Rick Ross

This week on Twitter Andrew W.K. played a little April fools joke on us, Rick Ross apologized for his rape lyric, and the usual suspects gave us their hilariously entertaining thoughts in 140 characters or less. Here is the... Read more »

Big Sean ft. Common – “Switch Up”

For this cut off his upcoming Hall Of Fame album, Big Sean enlists G.O.O.D. Music associate Common. A few things to note: - Sean rhymes “vacation” with “stay-cation” and “pay-cation” - Common declares himself “Cadillac Com” -... Read more »

Common Says “Cruel Winter” is Not Happening

Back in September of last year, Pusha T gave some strong hints that a Cruel Winter album was on the way from the G.O.O.D. Music camp. Now another member of the crew has a different story.... Read more »

Kid Cudi Announces Kendrick Lamar Collaboration

Last night, Kid Cudi revealed more details from his forthcoming album, Indicud, via Twitter. Kendrick Lamar will be joining Cudi on “Solo Dolo Part II,” the follow-up to the track from Man On The Moon: The... Read more »

Video: G.O.O.D. Music Performs On 106 & Park

On BET’s 106 & Park, assorted members of the G.O.O.D. Music clique (including Big Sean, Pusha T, Common, Teyana Taylor and 2 Chainz) were featured guests, sitting down for an interview and a blinding performance –... Read more »

G.O.O.D. Music Freestyles On Hot 97

D-Day is finally here. G.O.O.D. Music’s highly-anticipated compilation album, Cruel Summer, will officially be released tomorrow. In support of the project, Big Sean, Common, CyHi The Prynce, Pusha T, and Teyana Taylor visited Hot 97′s Funkmaster... Read more »

Video: G.O.O.D. Music’s Surprise Performance At Made In America Festival

When you’re Jay-Z, anything you do comes with the highest of expectations. So when Jay announced his own Made In America festival, the world was banking on big things. Judging by day one of the two-day... Read more »

Ambitions Of Musicians: What They Studied In College

You hear a lot about famous musicians’ pasts, but their college endeavors aren’t usually part of the story. Compared to the tales of drug dealing, jail time, drugs, groupies, and rebellion, college backgrounds aren’t very exciting.... Read more »

A Behind The Scenes Look At The Making Of The New G.O.O.D. Music Album

Late last December Detroit rapper Big Sean explained during an MTV interview that he and the rest of the G.O.O.D. Music crew were close to finishing their first full-label collaborative album. Since we all know artists... Read more »

Are Common’s Shots At Drake Good Competition or A Ploy For Attention?

If you were expecting this beef to escalate any further, it looks like you’re going to be disappointed. While Common seemed to attribute this whole rivalry to the competitive spirit of hip-hop, Drake has a different... Read more »