The New "Barbershop: The Next Cut" Trailer Gives Us More Nicki Minaj & Common
Nicki Minaj & Common
Barbershop: The Next Cut is officially on its way, and while we've already seen a trailer for the upcoming third installment in the series, a brand new on has appeared today, complete with some unseen clips from the film. There's more Common and Nicki Minaj this time around, with Nicki getting into a speech about Beyonce hairstyles at one point. The movie also stars Ice Cube, Cedric the Entertainer, Anthony Anderson, Regina Hall, JB Smoove, and more, and from the looks of it, should recapture the magic of the first two films. Look out for it on April 15.
Ice Cube, Nicki Minaj, Common, & Tyga Star In "Barbershop 3" Trailer
Nicki Minaj, Ice Cube, Tyga & Common
After releasing photo stills from "Barbershop: The Next Cut" on Monday, Warner Brothers dropped the first official trailer yesterday.
The Twilite Tone Feat. Common, Lil Herb, King Louie, Saba "Put The Guns Down" Video
The Twilite Tone Feat. Common, G Herbo, King Louie & Saba
When Chief Keef affiliate Capo was shot and killed this summer, the attackers inadvertently ran over and killed a 1-year-old in a stroller as they fled the scene. It was a sequence of events that succinctly encapsulated Chicago's current gun violence epidemic, something a group of Chicago MCs is hoping to combat with a new video "Put the Guns Down."
Common Brings Out Foxy Brown At The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival
Common & Foxy Brown
The 11th Annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival went down this weekend in Williamsburg, featuring such acts as Mobb Deep, Freeway, Charles Hamilton, & Skyzoo. Common closed things out with a raucous set of hits old and new, and he even brought out Foxy Brown for good measure. Dressed in a revealing platinum silver dress, Foxy rapped her verse from Jay Z's "Ain't No Nigga" with moderate accuracy and great enthusiasm.
Common Stars In "Every Secret Thing" Movie Trailer
Common has been pretty good at balancing music and film over the last few years. While many rappers who find success in Hollywood end up leaning a little to heavily into the acting world and taking a hiatus from rap, Common earned himself a Grammy nomination for Best Rap Album, and won an Oscar for Best Original Song last year.
Common & John Legend Have A Lip Sync Battle
As they proved with their performance of "Glory" at the Grammys this year, Common and John Legend are masters of powerful, moving live shows. However, they're also not afraid to ham it up every now and then, as they prove with this new lip sync battle hosted by LL Cool J.
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 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
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 Feat. Common
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
G Herbo Feat. Common & Chance The Rapper
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
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
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
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.