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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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New Music: John Legend Ft. Common- Glory

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  John Legend and Common have teamed up for a track that couldn’t be more appropriate given the recent grand jury decisions in Ferguson and New York. The track is titled ‘Glory’ and was coincidentally penned for the upcoming film ‘Selma’ which will be a historical drama about Martin Luther King Jr. The track is being called the year’s ‘most ...

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News: Common Announces Tour With Jay Electronica


Yesterday Common and Jay Electronica announced their fall tour ‘Nobody’s Smiling’. Common said, “I’m excited to be touring because I haven’t in several years and to be doing it with an album like Nobody’s Smiling is giving me a chance to perform the hip-hop that I love…To have Jay Electronica on this tour is crazy. He is one of the freshest voices ...

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