Posts Tagged: common

Common: Couldn’t Eat After Break Up With Erykah Badu

Common reveals new details about his relationship with Neo-Soul Queen Erykah Badu with PEOPLE Magazine. Common expressed how the Dallas native was the first love of his life and described their relationship as true love and “open and floating’. The Oscar-winning, rapper/actor admits that after they broke-up he was devastated and couldn’t eat. In 2016… Read more »

Common Reveals Childhood Molestation In New Book

Common is opening up about a very painful childhood experience in his new book Let Love Have the Last Word, the rapper/actor gives details of how he was molested by a relative during a family trip to Cleveland. “At some point I felt Brandon’s hand on me,” he writes. “I pushed him away. I don’t… Read more »


Common Honored With Doctorate Degree

Common honored with doctorate degree.  Common is certainly one of the coolest celebrities in the game. Now he is getting honored.   Florida A&M University honors Common with doctorate degree He now has an honorary degree from one of the most prestigious HBCU’s. He gave the commencement speech at FAMU over the weekend. The commencement… Read more »

Common says he dimmed his light when he dated Erykah Badu

Common to Produce Adaptation of Zora Neale Hurston’s Book

Common is teaming up with Lionsgate to produce a limited-series adaptation of Zora Neale Hurston’s recently published book Barracoon: The Story of the Last Black Cargo. Common and Lionsgate already have an adaptation of B.P. Reuter’s 1977 book, Saturday Night Knife and Gun Club in the works.