'I Stand Alone'
The Robert Glasper Experience released the Jill Scott-assisted 'Calls' midway in the summer. The song had a very soulful approach, but the quartet decided to switch things up for 'I Stand Alone,' the next cut off the upcoming LP, 'Black Radio 2.'
Happy Birthday Mr. President
Happy birthday, President Obama! What better to celebrate Barack Obama's born day (Aug. 4, 1961) than to honor him with a top 10 list of rap songs that mention his name.
Most rappers have been inspired by our 44th president. However, there are a few outspoken emcees who have expressed their cond…
Common – 10 Rappers With Roots in Chicago
With nine albums under his belt, Common can easily be considered one of the veteran hip-hop artists to come out of the Chicago area. His debut LP, 'Can I Borrow a Dollar?' caused a buzz around the underground rap scene in the '90s. However, it wasn't until he released 'Like …
MC Talks Movie Roles
Common is hoping to make a major splash in his movie career this year with his new film 'LUV,' co-starring Danny Glover, Charles S. Dutton, Dennis Haybert, Meagan Good and Lonette McKee.
New Projects
Common has been relatively quiet on the music front in recent months, but it looks as if we will hear some new material from the Chicago emcee in 2013. The G.O.O.D. Music artist announced on 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' that he will release an EP, mixtape and new album within the calenda…