He was born Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr., you know him as Common. He was born on this day in 1972, on the south side of Chicago. He won his first Grammy for “Love Of My Life” with Erykah Badu in 2003. Common also won an Oscar along with John Legend for Best Original Song for the track “Glory” from the film “Selma” in 2015.
Happy 44th Birthday Common!