Common Videos

  • Common On Ebro In The Morning
    Common On Ebro In The Morning
    Common recently made his way by the Hot 97 studios and sat down with the gang of Ebro in the Morning for a little exclusive chat. Talking with Ebro, Rosenberg and Laura Stylez, Common spoke on a plethora of things going on in his life right now, including his moving Oscar performance with John Legend and everyone’s reaction to it, wanting to do Broadway, not changing his name from Common, 'Selma' not winning Best Picture, talking to Historical leaders during the making of the film, and much much more.
  • Common Talks About Leaving Oprah Hanging At Oscars
    Common Talks About Leaving Oprah Hanging At Oscars
    Common paid a visit to Jimmy Kimmel last night, and Jimmy put him on blast for leaving Oprah hanging at the Oscars. Com and John Legend took home an Oscar for their contribution to the film "Selma," the song "Glory," and when he went up to accept the award, Oprah excitedly put her hand up to give him a high five. Although it looks like Common is gunna go for it for a second, he ends up sidetracking her for someone else, leaving John Legend to pick up the slack and give Oprah the high five.
  • Common Feat. John Legend "Glory" Video
    Common Feat. John Legend "Glory" Video
    After winning a Golden Globe last night for “Best Original Song” with “Glory”, Common and John Legend decide to come through hours later and release the official video for their heartfelt and powerful record. Featuring clips from the movie "Selma", which will appear on the film’s soundtrack, Com & John deliver a moving visual that finds Legend taking over the piano and Common preaching his lyrics. As you'd expect, its a very touching and moving clip that fans need to appreciate. Don't be shy to check this one out a few times. 
  • John Legend & Common Perform "Glory" On GMA
    John Legend & Common Perform "Glory" On GMA
    Two G.O.O.D. Music artists, John Legend and Common, connected earlier in 2014 for a collaboration that was part of the soundtrack to the film "Selma." The resulting track was "Glory," which was nominated for a Golden Globe. The two artists connected live on Goodmorning America to perform the soulful record, with footage from the performance surfacing online. Watch it above.
  • John Legend Feat. Common "Glory" Lyric Video
    John Legend Feat. Common "Glory" Lyric Video
    Around three weeks ago, John Legend and Common (who, along with Kanye West, made up the inaugural members of G.O.O.D. Music's roster) dropped off a track from the timely Martin Luther King Jr. film "Selma," which arrives on Christmas. Today, we get a lyric video for their collab.
  • Snoh Aalegra Feat. Common "Bad Things" Video
    Snoh Aalegra Feat. Common "Bad Things" Video
    Apart from having one of the most strangely-spelled names in music, Snoh Aalegra is also a singer who recently collaborated with Common and NO I.D. on her recent track "Bad Things." Today, the poppy cut gets a video.
  • Common "This War We Fight" Video
    Common "This War We Fight" Video
    In honor of Veterans Day, Common decides to come through today and give his “This War We Fight” poem the visual treatment. The poem was originally read by Common over the weekend at the White House for the 2014 Veterans Day Celebration. Shot in all black and white, Common stands looking out a window while staring at the Washington Monument and reading the heartfelt poem. A very powerful visual to say the least. Check it out above and be sure to remember to thank our vets not just today, but errday. Nice job, Common.
  • Common Performs "Rewind That" On Queen Latifah Show
    Common Performs "Rewind That" On Queen Latifah Show
    On Friday, Chicago legend, Common, was a special guest on The Queen Latifah Show, where he took the stage to perform his Nobody’s Smiling track “Rewind That”. Draped in all black, Common took the stage infront of this intimate crowd and put on a helluva performance in honor of his good homie J Dilla. While the crowd looks to have trouble relating to the record, true hip hop fans should understand the dopeness that lives in this performance.
  • Common Reflects On 20-Year Anniversary Of "Resurrection" LP
    Common Reflects On 20-Year Anniversary Of "Resurrection" LP
    Common recently sat down with Revolt TV and took some time to reflect on the 20-year anniversary of his second studio album, Resurrection, which if you can believe was originally released back on October 25th, 1994. Crazy to think about right? During this brief sit-down interview, Common talked about his sophomore album and what it’s like to be still working with producers No I.D. and Twilite Tone twenty years later. Check out what Common had to say about it all above.
  • MC Lyte Feat. Common "Dear John" Video
    MC Lyte Feat. Common "Dear John" Video
    Back in September, MC Lyte dropped off this Common-assisted track called “Dear John”, and now today she’s hitting us with the official video for it. Serving as the anthem for the Educate Our Men scholarship, the uplifting new video is made up of a collage of black father and sons, with images of Malcom X, Martin Luther King, and more making an appearance as well. The powerful record serves as the first single off her upcoming album. Check out the video above, while you're at it, hit MC Lyte with a follow on twitter for all her latest news and music.
  • Lil Herb Feat. Common & Chance The Rapper "Fight Or Flight (Remix)" Video
    Lil Herb Feat. Common & Chance The Rapper "Fight Or Flight (Remix)" Video
    Back in August G Herbo/Lil Herb dropped off a big remix to his Welcome To Fazoland cut "Fight or Flight," recruiting fellow Chicagoians for it, Common and Chance The Rapper. Today Herb follows it up with an official music video for the song, premiered by Revolt TV.
  • Robert Glasper Experiment Feat. Common "I Stand Alone" Video
    Robert Glasper Experiment Feat. Common "I Stand Alone" Video
    Robert Glasper's 2013 album Black Radio 2 was chock full of high-profile features from Common, Brandy, Jill Scott, Dwele, Marsha Ambrosius, Anthony Hamilton, Faith Evans, Snoop Dogg, Lupe Fiasco and Emeli Sandé. Today, he lets loose a video for album cut "I Stand Alone," which features Common as well as Fall Out Boy singer Patrick Stump. The video opens with the following message:
  • Vince Staples Talks Def Jam, Common, ‘Hell Can Wait’ EP & More
    Vince Staples Talks Def Jam, Common, ‘Hell Can Wait’ EP & More
    Xclusives Zone's David Downer got the chance to sit down with Vince Staples for an exclusive interview about the rapper's time at Def Jam, working with Common, and his upcoming Hell Can Wait EP. Hell Can Wait drops on October 8th. The EP, set to feature production from No I.D., Infamous and Hagler, is meant to focus on Staples' life as it is now. The lone guest appearances will come from Aston Matthews and Teyana Taylor. Stay tuned to HNHH as we continue to cover the roll out to the project.
  • Vince Staples Talks Working With Common, Explains Inspiration For "Hell Can Wait" EP
    Vince Staples Talks Working With Common, Explains Inspiration For "Hell Can Wait" EP
    At just 21, Vince Staples has been in the rap game for almost five years, and it shows in his precocious wisdom. On October 7th, he'll drop the Hell Can Wait EP, but first, he visited the HNHH offices to offer some clues about the project and tell us how crazy it was working with Common on Nobody's Smiling.
  • The Making of Common’s “The Light”
    The Making of Common’s “The Light”
    In the newest episode of Complex’s Magnum Opus original series, Common is the next rapper featured to talk about the creative process and the events that led up to his first masterpiece, Like Water for Chocolate.  Highlighting possibly his biggest hit off all time “The Light”, Com Sense talks about how the record came together and just how important it was to his career. He also chronicles going to Detroit with The Roots to link up with the song's producer, J Dilla, to make it all happen.
  • Lupe Fiasco, Jennifer Hudson & Common Perform "Remission" At "Stand Up 2 Cancer" Concert
    Lupe Fiasco, Jennifer Hudson & Common Perform "Remission" At "Stand Up 2 Cancer" Concert
    On Friday night, many of entertainment’s biggest stars got together for a great cause in support of the Stand Up 2 Cancer benefit concert. The event is a fundraiser organized to raise money and bring awareness to cancer. Broadcasting live on many stations and outlets across the land, artists such as Ariana Grande, Common, Lupe Fiasco, Jennifer Hudson, and many more graced the stage for a live, commercial-free concert.
  • Common Looks Back On Some Of His Classic Records With Jeff Staple
    Common Looks Back On Some Of His Classic Records With Jeff Staple
    Coming fresh off the release of his new album, Nobody’s Smiling, Common is doing his usual promo runs and making his rounds with various publications. While out in NYC, Com Sense sat down for a “1-2-1″ conversation with fashion designer Jeff Staple and the two looked back on a few classic records Common recorded as a youngin’ (like “I Used to Love H.E.R.” and “It’s Your World.”). Common also talked about how the violence in Chicago inspired his new album, and how working with Kanye West made him a better artist.
  • Common Feat. Big Sean "Diamonds" Video
    Common Feat. Big Sean "Diamonds" Video
    Common's new album, Nobody's Smiling, centers around the youth violence currently going on in Chicago, and the latest video from the album, "Diamonds" incorporates the DNA of the city into its visuals.Common and Big Sean rap about their respective cities (Sean hailing from Detroit), as they are illuminated by various shots of their skylines.
  • Common Performs "Kingdom" With Vince Staples On Jimmy Kimmel
    Common Performs "Kingdom" With Vince Staples On Jimmy Kimmel
    Common was a musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel last night, while promoting his new album Nobody's Smiling. He performed not one but two album tracks, bringing out the featured artists each time. After seeing the footage for his performance of "Blak Magik" with singer Jhene Aiko, we now have footage of his performance with Vince Staples for the triumphant "Kingdom." Watch "Blak Magik" with Jhene Aiko here.
  • Common Feat. Jhene Aiko "Blak Majik (Jimmy Kimmel Live Performance)" Video
    Common Feat. Jhene Aiko "Blak Majik (Jimmy Kimmel Live Performance)" Video
    The promo tour for Common's critically-acclaimed new album Nobody's Smiling continued on Wednesday night's Jimmy Kimmel Live when the rapper took the stage to perform his new single "Blak Majik" with guest vocals from Jhene Aiko. Have you already picked up your copy of Com's new LP? If so, what did you think? Did Com make the right choice performing this track on Kimmel? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
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