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Watch Chance The Rapper Perform With Common at Mamby On The Beach

The Chicago icons performed "The Food," a Kanye West-produced track from Common's 2005 record 'Be.'
Shaad D’Souza

The Untold Stories Behind These Legendary Hip-Hop Portraits

"After Ice Cube's concert, I went backstage to give him some photos we'd shot that afternoon. When the door opened, his bodyguard asked if I could bring some ice cubes."
Matthijs van Camerijk

'The Chi' Soundtracks Hope and Beautiful Flaws on Chicago's South Side

Barry Cole, music supervisor on films like 'Belly' and 'Brown Sugar,' captures the spirit of Chicago in Lena Waithe's 'The Chi.'
Kristin Corry
TV Week

Chappelle's Show's Musical Acts Were a Hell of a Drug

Sketches featuring Dave Chappelle as Prince, Rick James, and Lil Jon—plus televised performances by Kanye West, Erykah Badu, Big Boi, and more—are still influencing pop culture today. In other words, "Game, Blouses."
Jeff Weiss
The Unstreamables

Before He Met JAY-Z, No I.D. Made His Own ‘Black Album’

The Chicago producer's 1997 album 'Accept Your Own & Be Yourself (The Black Album)' isn't on streaming services, but it's a window into his
Al Shipley
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Common and The Roots’ Tariq Freestyle Battle on ‘Fallon’

“Snowplow” is a difficult word to incorporate.
Alex Robert Ross

Talking to Common About Finding Humanity in 'John Wick: Chapter 2'

We caught up with rapper-cum-actor Common to talk about his nuanced role with Keanu Reeves in the gloriously bloody action sequel.
Layla Halabian
Remix Report Card

The Winter Remix Report Card: Fresh Faces Like Lil Uzi Vert and A Boogie Join the Posse Cut Ranks

This quarter, “Spend It” and “New Level” get taken to new levels.
Al Shipley
Noisey News

Common and The National Will Play a Pre-Inauguration Benefit for Planned Parenthood

The show will take place on Thursday, Janaury 19 in Washington DC
Noisey Staff
Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

We the People: Expert Witness with Robert Christgau

Words on A Tribe Called Quest, Alicia Keys, and more.
Robert Christgau
Holy Shit

Gucci Mane, Pusha T, and BJ The Chicago Kid Join Common on the Remix of "Black America Again"

Common's single gets a new round of perspectives.
Noisey Staff
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Watch Common and BJ The Chicago Kid Bring “Black America Again” to Fallon

His 11th studio album is out November 4.
Alex Robert Ross