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Common To Star In Black Samurai Tv Series


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The Oscar and Grammy winner will take on Robert Sand and his heroic alter-ego in the project, which is based on author Marc Olden’s 1974 book series of the same name.

Sand trains with a Japanese samurai master and subsequently becomes a martial arts expert. After facing racism in the military, he seeks revenge against the corrupt leaders who took his friends' lives and becomes a killing machine.

Common isn't the only hip-hop star attached to the project - Wu-Tang Clan rapper/actor/filmmaker RZA is executive producing the series.

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2016 Tony Awards - Arrivals

Common - 2016 Tony Awards - Red Carpet Arrivals at Tony Awards - New York, New York, United States - Monday 13th June 2016

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Nicki Minaj And Alicia Keys Discuss Criminal Justice Initiative With President Obama


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The leader launched the campaign, which aims to support programs that keep young people of colour out of legal trouble, in 2014, and he wants to ensure it continues long after his presidency comes to an end next year (17).

He invited a number of top R&B and hip-hop acts to the White House on Friday (15Apr16) to help him tackle the issue, with guests also including Busta Rhymes, Janelle Monae, Ludacris, Chance the Rapper, J. Cole, Wale, and DJ Khaled.

"Today I met @barackobama," Khaled wrote on Instagram.com. "Had the biggest... talk you could imagine. Me and my brother j cole talking more wins more blessings... @barackobama thank u for the invite. I'm so inspired. BLESS UP #mybrotherskeeper..."

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Suicide Squad Trailer


The Suicide Squad was formed by Amanda Waller, the head of Belle Reve Penitentiary and a high ranking government official. Wishing to protect the world from deadly threats, Waller formulates a plan to reform (by force) a number of her most special inmates who all possess unique abilities.

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The 2016 MTV Movie Awards

Common - The 2016 MTV Movie Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 10th April 2016

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2016 MTV Movie Awards

O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Common, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr. , Aldis Hodge - Celebrities attends the 2016 MTV Movie Awards at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank. at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 9th April 2016

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2016 MTV Movie Awards

O'Shea Jackson Jr., Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, Neil Brown Jr., Aldis Hodge , Common - 2016 MTV Movie Awards at Warner Bros. Studios - Arrivals at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank - Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 9th April 2016

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BARBERSHOP: THE NEXT CUT Premiere

Common - Celebrities attend BARBERSHOP: THE NEXT CUT premiere at TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. at TCL Chinese Theatre - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 6th April 2016

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Common Dreams Of Collaborating With Michelle Obama


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Michelle teamed up with Saturday Night Live comedian Jay Pharaoh and College Humor back in December last year (15) to promote a rap video urging kids to go to college.

In the video, she raps, "South Side Chicago, we all know / We had to do overtime every night to make it tomorrow."

The lyrics struck a chord with rapper Common, who is from the city's South Side.

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Suicide Squad Trailer


When there's nowhere left to turn, the bad guys might just turn out to be your only option. Amanda Waller is the leader of a task force who keeps on losing members of her team, she comes up with an idea to form a specialised task force formed with some of the most dangerous criminals that are currently in jail.

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Hip-hop Stars Pay Tribute To Late Dj Timbuck2


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The Chicago-based musician and radio DJ, real name Tim Jones, passed away at the age of 34 following a long battle with the disease.

Jones was a revered music icon in Chicago, responsible for showcasing local artists and helping them break into the mainstream.

He also toured with some of the Windy City's biggest names in hip-hop, such as Common, Fiasco and West, who all paid tribute to their late friend on social media..

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Barbershop 3: The Next Cut Trailer


The Barbershop gang are back once again. Having had to team up with Angie's ladies salon to be able to stay afloat, the Barbershop is no longer a man only zone and not all of Calvin's customers are happy having to share but they make it work.

Sharing the salon floor is the least of the towns problems, ever more frequently their streets are being overrun by gangs fighting for territory, new corner boys and customers. Calvin and the residents who love their town and want it returning to its former state, decide to take matters into their own hands.

Barbershop: The Next Cut is the forth film in franchise which includes a spinoff called Beauty Shop. The film was directed by Malcolm D. Lee who directed the hugely successful 'The Best Man' series of films.

Judy Greer To Make Directorial Debut With Common And Allison Janney


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The Descendants star will step behind the camera for A Happening of Monumental Proportions, which is set in a Los Angeles school.

Written by Gary Lundy, the script for the project was a semi-finalist for the Nicholl Fellowship, and a finalist for the Writer's Lab at the Sundance Film Festival.

Greer will take on the film after she wraps War for the Planet of the Apes, in which she reprises her role as Cornelia, the wife of ape army leader Caesar.

Sean Combs And Snoop Dogg Join Million Man March


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Fellow hip-hop stars Chuck D, Young Jeezy, Jay Electronica and Common were also among the thousands who joined Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan to demand racial equality as part of the Justice…Or Else! march.

The demonstrators, who flooded the National Mall, called for action to combat the increasing numbers of alleged police brutality incidents involving black youths across the U.S. and even chanted the lyrics to Kendrick Lamar song Alright.

The march, which was live-streamed on Combs' Revolt website, also featured a performance by Common, who shared a photo of himself onstage after the gig and captioned it, "Rocking DC for Million Man March 20yr (year) Anniversary".

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Kanye West Upstaged By Wailingdaughter


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Kanye West's daughter was the star attraction at his New York fashion show.

The 'Stronger' hitmaker debuted the second season of his Kanye West x Adidas Originals Collection at the Skylight Modern yesterday (16.09.15) but all eyes were on his two-year-old daughter North on the front row.

The little girl - who was sat on her mother Kim Kardashian West's lap - spent the whole show calling, ''Mommy, mommy, mommy,'' according to Women's Wear Daily.

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Suicide Squad Trailer

Suicide Squad Trailer

The Suicide Squad was formed by Amanda Waller, the head of Belle Reve Penitentiary and...

Suicide Squad Trailer

Suicide Squad Trailer

When there's nowhere left to turn, the bad guys might just turn out to be...

Barbershop 3: The Next Cut Trailer

Barbershop 3: The Next Cut Trailer

The Barbershop gang are back once again. Having had to team up with Angie's ladies...

Suicide Squad - Comic Con First Look Trailer

Suicide Squad - Comic Con First Look Trailer

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