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Common is a known champion for social justice, and a strong supporter of Black women has some serious explaining to do.

If there should be one rule regarding Halloween, it would be to steer clear of culturally insensitive costumes. But for some reason there’s still a flurry of Blackface costumes ever year– and 2019 was no different. According to NBC News, a teacher at a high school in Milpitas, California who wore blackface during Halloween to […]

Common — Let Love Fresh off the release of his Let Love Have the Last Word book, Common unleashes his newest album, Let Love. The 11-track LP comes with a series of collaborations with a mixture of seasoned vets and soaring newcomers. Swizz Beatz, A-Trak, Jill Scott, and Leon Bridges are among the album’s collaborators. […]

Common feat. Daniel Caesar — “HER Love” Twenty-five years ago, Common released one of his most beloved songs ever in “I Used to Love H.E.R.” Dropped on Resurrection, the narrative-driven single worked as an ode to hip-hop and a reflection on where it had been. Since then, Com has continued to revisit the concept on […]

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