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News: Chance The Rapper, Snoop Dogg & Common Receive Emmy Nominations

Yesterday the 2017 Emmy Award nominations were announced. Among the artist with nods for this year’s ceremony are Chance the Rapper, Snoop Dogg and Common. Chance’s “Coloring Book” and Common’s “Letter to the Free” are up for awards in the Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics category. And Snoop Dogg received a nomination in the Outstanding Host For a Reality or ...

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News: Common Responds To Trump Comments on Chicago

Earlier this week Donald Trump took to Twitter to make some statements about Chicago. He said that if the city doesn’t fix the “carnage” i.e. the killings going on, then he would send in the Feds. Chicago- native Common responded to the threats saying that the city doesn’t need Trump’s ‘type of mentality’. He said that there are enough people ...

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News: Obama Meets With Hip Hop Stars

   On Friday, President Obama met with some of hip hop’s biggest stars to discuss criminal justice reform. Among those in attendance were DJ Khaled, Nicki Minaj, Wale, J. Cole, Ludacris and Chance the Rapper. Sources say that the artists were selected because of their influence among young people and their work to battle the issues against them. In addition ...

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News: Oprah & Common May Appear On Empire

Empire’s ratings have been growing consistently with each passing episode. The controversial story lines and, let’s be honest- Cookie keep people tuning in every week. According to new reports Oprah and Common could be among the celebrity faces we see on Wednesday nights. We’ve already seen the likes of Jennifer Hudson, Estelle, Mary J. Blige, Raven Symone and more but ...

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News: Common & John Legend Receive Oscar Nomination

Common and John legend kicked off this week with a Golden Globe win and now the two have more to celebrate as they have been nominated for an Oscar. Their song ‘Glory’ from the movie ‘Selma’ has received a nod for ‘Original Song’. It will go up against ‘Everything Is Awesome’ from The Lego Movie, ‘Grateful’ from Beyond The Lights, ...

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News: Common & John Legend Win ‘Best Original Song’ At Golden Globes

Last night the Golden Globe Awards went down.  John Legend and Common were nominated for their ‘Selma’ collaboration ‘Glory’ and they walked away with the win! The two won ‘Best Original Song’ for the track and gave emotion-filled thank you speeches. Common spoke to how the film has awakened his humanity and how he looks forward to creating a change ...

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