To celebrate 50 Year of Hip Hop the First Black Vice President Kamala Harris invited some of the biggest names in the game to her house! From rappers, to journalists, to producers and writers, 400 guests were invited to her home in Washington D.C. to honor Hip-Hop and it’s impact on the world. Harris’s home, […]

Rapper Common stared his career as Common Sense in 1992. He released his debut album “Can I Borrow A Dollar” to critical and underground acclaim. After his 1994 album Resurrection, Common dropped the “Sense” from his name and reached new levels. Albums such as like “Be” and “Finding Forever” help Common reach the status as one […]

Common has been killing the acting game over the past few years and shows no signs of slowing down. We caught up with the Oscar winning star at the New York City red carpet premiere of Megan Leavey, which tells the true story of the title character and her relationship with her U.S. Marine combat service […]

 Follow The Beat On Twitter: Saturday night, Common was among the honorees at the 16th annual Chrysalis Butterfly Ball. Held every year, the event is meant to raise awareness and funds for Chrysalis’ mission of curbing joblessness and homelessnes, and hosted a guest list that included the likes of Halle Berry, Zendaya, and Jussie Smollett. […]

While celebrating his 45th birthday this week, Common recites this spoken word in support of See America and their fight for preventable blindness. Check it out above:

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Hip-Hop was born from a spirit of protest and the desire to be heard, so it’s no surprise that many of our favorite rappers have drawn influence from Dr. Martin Luther King. Here’s 15 times Hip-Hop artists like Kanye West, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Common referenced Martin Luther King, Jr. Related Articles Kareem ‘Biggs’ Burke […]

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Sasha Obama was noticeably absent during President Obama's final speech on Tuesday. According to reports, she was studying for an exam.

This guy Drake needs to be stopped before he starts a world war or something.

On January 15, The Simpsons will air its first ever hour-long tribute to hip-hop episode called “The Great Phatsby.” The episode will feature RZA, Snoop Dogg, and Common playing themselves, and Key from the comedy duo “Key and Peele” voicing a washed-up rapper named Jazzy James who claims he wrote all the rhymes for rapper Jay […]