Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. (born March 13 1972), better known by his stage name Common (and previously known as Common Sense), is an American hip hop artist and actor. Common debuted in 1992 with the album Can I Borrow a Dollar? and maintained a significant underground following into the late 90s, after which he gained notable mainstream success through his work with the Soulquarians. His first major label album, Like Water for Chocolate, received widespread critical acclaim and moderate commercial success. Its popularity was matched by 2005's Be, which was nominated in the 2006 Grammy Awards for Best Rap Album. Common was awarded his second Grammy for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group, for "Southside" (featuring Kanye West) (from Finding Forever), his first Grammy was awarded in 2003 for Best R&B Song for "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)" with Erykah Badu. His best-of album Thisisme Then was released on November 27, 2007. Common has also intiated a burgeoning acting career, starring significant roles in such films as Smokin' Aces, Street Kings, American Gangster, and Wanted.
Common tour dates 2015 U.S.
Common has one concert concerts scheduled in U.S. in 2015, playing cities like Detroit. The last time Common played a show in U.S. was 2015, in Portland. Overall, Common have played a total of 61 gigs in the country. If you’re a Common fan, there are similar bands with concerts coming up like Talib Kweli, The Roots, Common Sense, Nas, Lupe Fiasco, Black Milk.
Past Common gigs in U.S.
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