Posts Tagged ‘common’

The 20 Best New Albums Streaming on Spotify Right Now

20 years ago, a music junkie couldn't even comprehend what Spotify offers. We complain about the modern day struggles that come with streaming services and unlimited access to music, but at the end of the day,... Read more »

Listen to Jay Electronica on the Remix of Common and Vince Staples’ “Kingdom”

It feels like Jay Electronica is building up to actually releasing that long-awaited album. He’s been more visible recently, appearing at festivals, speaking publicly about his struggles with drugs, and even telling MTV a couple of days ago... Read more »

Watch Kanye West’s Surprise Performance at Chicago’s AAHH! Festival

Yesterday marked the very first AAHH! Fest in Chicago’s Union Park. Presented by Common and Donda’s House, the event was hosted by Dave Chappelle, and featured performances by Common, De La Soul, Lupe Fiasco, Jay Electronica,... Read more »

Lil Herb ft. Common and Chance The Rapper – “Fight or Flight (Remix)”

Chicago’s Lil Herb has remixed “Fight Or Flight,” from his Welcome To Fazoland mixtape released earlier this year, calling in a couple of big name fellow Chicagoans, Common and Chance The Rapper. The bright but simple production, with that... Read more »

What’s Happening to G.O.O.D. Music?

Last month, Common confirmed his departure from G.O.O.D. Music. Sitting down with Sway for a special edition of MTV’s RapFix, the veteran Chicago MC explained that he’s no longer in business with Kanye West’s label, adding... Read more »

Video: Common ft. Big Sean – “Diamonds”

On the same day as he revealed that he would be leaving G.O.O.D. Music, Common teamed up with another member of his musical family, Big Sean, to create “Diamonds.” The latest single from his new album... Read more »

Common Speaks on Parting Ways With G.O.O.D. Music

Kanye West’s longtime collaborator Common speaks up about splitting with West’s label, G.O.O.D. Music. This makes a lot of sense considering that he hasn’t been involved with anything G.O.O.D. Music-related recently. His 2011 album The Dreamer/The Believer was... Read more »

Common ft. Big Sean – “Diamonds”

Gearing up to release his tenth studio album, Nobody’s Smiling, in two weeks (July 22), Common unleashes his latest single in the form of the Big Sean-assisted “Diamonds.” Produced by No I.D., it’s an upbeat, soulful... Read more »

Common ft. Vince Staples – “Kingdom”

With Common’s tenth studio album Nobody’s Smiling expected to be released later this year, the Chicago native finally dropped the first single to give a sample of what’s to come. For this first track, titled “Kingdom,”... Read more »

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 »