Common

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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.

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Common tour dates 2016 U.S.

Common does not currently have any concerts scheduled in U.S. in 2016. If you’re a Common fan, there are similar bands with concerts coming up like Talib Kweli, The Roots, Nas, Black Milk, Ghostface Killah, AZ.

Past Common gigs

Aug 20, 2016 Tuscaloosa Amphitheater Tuscaloosa
Jun 07, 2016 The Fillmore Silver Spring Silver Spring
May 29, 2016 Minnesota State Fair Grandstand Saint Paul
May 11, 2016 TSB Bank Arena Wellington
May 09, 2016 The Enmore Theatre Sydney
May 08, 2016 Thebarton Theatre Adelaide
May 07, 2016 Eatons Hill Hotel Brisbane
May 06, 2016 Trak Live Melbourne
Jan 10, 2016 Doug Fir Lounge Portland
Dec 27, 2015 The Borgata Atlantic City
Oct 24, 2015 Rawhide Chandler
Aug 21, 2015 Drai's Las Vegas Las Vegas
Aug 09, 2015 Chene Park Detroit
Jan 20, 2015 Doug Fir Lounge Portland
Dec 19, 2014 Fluxx San Diego
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Latest Common news

Common latest news, rumors and lineup confirmations.

  • Aug 10, 2015

    A$AP Rocky and Tyler the Creator Join Forces for Co-Headlining Tour with Danny Brown and Vince Staples.

    A$AP Rocky and Tyler, the Creator recently announced a co-headlining tour that they have dubbed the "Rocky and Tyler" tour. These two do not have much in common other than being two of the biggest rappers in the world right now, so every show should be a truly unique experience. If seeing ...

  • Nov 17, 2014

    Jack White, Pharrell Williams, Calvin Harris, Robert Plant, Skrillex Top Lollapalooza Brasil, Chile, Argentina Line-Ups!

    Earlier we wrote about Lollapalooza’s growth from a touring festival with Jane’s Addiction to the enormous, iconic, world-renown festival it has become in North America. While, Lollapalooza no longer needs to call Chicago home. It might consider it its birthplace, but the festival has ...

  • Sep 30, 2014

    Folk Musician Sixto Rodriguez on Brink of Selling Out New Zealand-Australian Tour!

    Documentary Searching for Sugar Man made it perfectly clear how loved folk singer-songwriter Sixto Rodriguez and his two early 1970s albums Cold Fact (1970), and Coming From Reality (1971) were in South Africa during the rest of that decade, and to date.However, one aspect that is comm...

  • Mar 19, 2014

    Neil Young Scheduling Gigs Behind Forthcoming Album ‘A Letter Home.’ Revolutionizing the Future of Portable Audio.

    The one, the only, Mr. Neil Percival Young from Toronto, Ontario just can’t do any wrong in our book. Having released two albums in 2012 with long-time collaborators Crazy Horse (Americana – a covers album, and Psychedelic Pill – a new album of originals), Young spent much of the las...

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