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Common Dating Tennis Ace Williams?

Rapper-turned-actor COMMON has scored another top date after reportedly courting tennis ace SERENA WILLIAMS. The acclaimed hitmaker and the sports star have been spotted clubbing in both Los Angeles and Miami, Florida recently, where fellow...

Common Prepares For Acting Career

Rapper COMMON has been studying the performances of film legends ROBERT DE NIRO and MARLON BRANDO in an attempt to boost his acting career. The star - real name Lonnie Lynn Jr. - has had...

Williams And Common Dating?

Tennis superstar SERENA WILLIAMS is dating rapper COMMON according to reports. The pair - who appeared together in Common's latest video I Want You - were spotted hand in hand at a New York party...

Washington Becomes Common's Real-life Love Interest

RAY star KERRY WASHINGTON is dating COMMON after playing his love interest in a new video. Washington, who ended her engagement to actor David Moscow six months ago, and Common, real name Lonnie Rashid Lynn...

Common To Leave Rap For Hollywood

COMMON is planning to ditch his music career for Hollywood, because he feels he will be more successful as an actor than he will ever be as a rapper. The star - born Lonnie Rashid...

Common Urges T.i. To Pray Over Charges

Rapper COMMON has voiced his support for his AMERICAN GANGSTER co-star T.I. after he was taken into custody over weapons charges. Common, real name Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr, who plays T.I's dad in the film,...

Kanye, Common And T.i. Lead B.e.t. Hip-hop Awards

Rappers KANYE WEST, COMMON and T.I. were the main winners at the 2007 B.E.T. Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta, Georgia, on Saturday (13Oct07), with the artists taking home two gongs each. The second annual ceremony was...

Common Launches Youth Foundation

Actor/rapper COMMON is to launch his own initiative to educate disadvantaged youths in a bid to make them more aware of worldwide issues like HIV and AIDS. The Smoking Aces star - real name Lonnie...

Celebrities Blast Spears' Comeback Performance

BRITNEY SPEARS is reeling after rap stars AKON and COMMON blasted her much-hyped comeback performance at the MTV Video Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday (09Sep07). The singer, making her first major public appearance...

Gay Fans Prompt Common To Rethink Homophobic Comments

Hip-hop star COMMON has pledged to stop using gay slurs in his songs after homosexual fans made their feelings known about his lyrics. The singer admits he didn't realise his words were upsetting fans until...

Common's Praise For 'Cool' Jolie

Hip-hop star COMMON has struck up an unlikely friendship with ANGELINA JOLIE on the set of their upcoming movie WANTED. The rapper - real name Lonnie Lynn Jr. - reveals co-star Jolie was "very friendly"...

Common's Praise For 'Cool' Jolie

Hip-hop star COMMON has struck up an unlikely friendship with ANGELINA JOLIE on the set of their upcoming movie WANTED. The rapper - real name Lonnie Lynn Jr. - reveals co-star Jolie was "very friendly"...

Common Visits Jolie And Freeman On Set

Hip-hop star COMMON performed a personalised rap for ANGELINA JOLIE and MORGAN FREEMAN on the set of their upcoming movie WANTED. The rapper - real name Lonnie Lynn Jr. - recently spent time with the...

Common Debuts At Number One

Rapper COMMON has shot straight to the top of the U.S. albums chart with his new disc FINDING FOREVER, holding off competition from rockers KORN's UNTITLED. After two weeks at number one, the latest Now,...

Common Loves Life Without Modern Technology

Rapper COMMON refuses to step into the digital age and set up an email account - because he prefers talking to people face-to-face. The Go! star - real name Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr. - admits...

Common Apologises For Voicing Views On Rape Case

LATEST: Rap star COMMON has apologised for publicly commenting on a rape case involving the Duke University lacrosse team before knowing the facts of the case. The hip hop star voiced his views about the...

Common Lines Up All Stars For New Album

R+B star COMMON's new album is set to be a star-studded affair with LILY ALLEN, KANYE WEST, D'ANGELO, WILL.I.AM and late rapper J DILLA all appearing on tracks. Rapper West produces a handful of tracks...

Common To Perform At Duke, Despite Student Scandal

Rapper COMMON will perform at America's Duke University in April (07), despite last year attacking three members of its lacrosse team accused of raping a stripper. Common slammed the sportsmen during a gig at Emory...

Simmons Scraps At Keys' Birthday Bash

Hip hop mogul RUSSELL SIMMONS' estranged wife was at the centre of a fracas during ALICIA KEYS' 27th birthday party in New York on Wednesday (24JAN07) night, according to reports. Soon after guests including MISSY...

Common Amazed To Rap With Martin Luther King

Rapper COMMON raised his game to a new level when recording a song for new movie FREEDOM WRITERS - because he was performing alongside the late MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. The hip-hop star teamed up...

Rappers Sign On For Roles In America Gangster

Rappers COMMON, TI and RZA have joined the cast of director RIDLEY SCOTT's new film AMERICAN GANGSTER. Common, real name LONNIE RASHID LYNN JR, TI, real name CLIFFORD JOSEPH HARRIS JR, and RZA, real name...

Common Cleans Up His Act

Rapper COMMON vows to start dressing more tastefully, because he is finally aware "not everyone wants to see his a**." The hip-hop star, real name LONNIE RASHID JR, claims people express themselves through their clothing...

Bedingfield Signs Up As Face Of Gap

British singer NATASHA BEDINGFIELD will earn more than $400,000 (GBP250,000) after agreeing to model for Gap in the US. The UNWRITTEN star has signed up as the face of the clothing chain alongside veteran actress...

Surprises In Store At Bonnaroo

The fifth Bonnaroo Music + Arts Festival in Tennessee, the world's most successful festival, was all about surprises this weekend (15-18JUN06) as TOM PETTY, BRIGHT EYES and former GRATEFUL DEAD star PHIL LESH served up...

West A Surprise Addition To Coachella

Superstar rapper KANYE WEST is a last minute addition to the Coachella Valley Arts and Music Festival line-up - just two days before the Californian event takes place. The GOLD DIGGER star joins the likes...

The Roots Stage Dilla Tribute Shows

THE ROOTS will host a set of benefit shows in memory of late producer/rapper J DILLA at New York's Radio City Music Hall on 18 and 19 May (06). NAS, COMMON, TALIB KWELI, ERYKAH BADU...

West Sprains Ankle In Australia

Rapper KANYE WEST was forced to halt a concert in Australia on Sunday night (26MAR06) after he twisted his ankle. The GOLD DIGGER hitmaker hurt his ankle early in his first set and was forced...

Kanye + Chili Peppers Top Lollapalooza 2k6

Rapper KANYE WEST and RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS will headline the reimagined Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago, Illinois this summer (06). The two acts will be joined by COMMON, WILCO, DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE and QUEENS...

Hip-hop Producer J Dilla Dies

Hip-hop producer and rapper J DILLA has died from the immune disease lupus. He was 32. The musician, real-name JAMES YANCEY, collapsed in his Los Angeles home on Friday (10FEB06) and was found by...

Tool And Franz Ferdinand To Join Depeche Mode At Coachella

Rockers TOOL and FRANZ FERDINAND will join DEPECHE MODE and the YEAH YEAH YEAHS at this year's (06) Coachella Festival in the California desert. SIGUR ROS, COMMON, CAT POWER, DANGER MOUSE, MATISYAHU and DJ...

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