Common was born Lonnie Rashid Lynn march 13, 1972 in Chicago, Illinios, he is the son of Dr. Mahalia Ann Hines & Lonnie Lynn. He grew up in Chicago.
He is a rapper and actor, he has recorded 10 albums to date and has featured in over 20 movies. Common is an Academy awards winner, has won 2 Grammy awards and several awards.
He has dated singer Erykah Badu, actress Taraji P. Henson and Tennis star Serena Williams.
He has worked with Kanye West, John Legend, No I.D, Q-Tip and Mary J. Blige, Lauryn Hill to mention a few.
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Common, John Legend – Glory (Video)
Common – The People (Video)
Common – Come Close ft. Mary J. Blige (Video)
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