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A collection of news and information related to Common published by Tribune Company sources.

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A collection of news and information related to Common published by Tribune Company sources.

Sample songs by Common with iTunes here.
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  • From Run the Jewels to J. Cole, how today's musicians carry on Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy

    From Run the Jewels to J. Cole, how today's musicians carry on Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy
    At the recent 2015 Golden Globe Awards, show host Tina Fey delivered one of the most poignant and effective jokes of the evening in regard to the multi-nominated film “Selma,” based on the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.-led voting rights march...
  • Raise a glass at concert Monday to aid ailing bartender

    Sandpiper Lounge bar owners and brothers Chip and Chuck Harrell will be serving up altruism with drinks Monday night during a benefit to support Matt Schwirtz, the lounge's bartender and doorman for nearly a dozen years. Have a Heart Fundraiser will...
  • Don't fumble on an otherwise strong college admission run

    Dear Mr. Bradshaw, I have submitted applications to a number of top-tier colleges and am now waiting to hear their decision. I will be on pins and needles until the April 1 decision date. You have worked with a lot of high school seniors who have...
  • For John Legend, love and social protest make for an 'interesting mix'

    For John Legend, love and social protest make for an 'interesting mix'
    John Legend navigates through an obstacle course of Hollywood industry folk — photographers, a publicist, celebrity handlers, a model — all of whom inhabit the kitchen and living room of his Hollywood Hills home. The model is his wife,...
  • Who's going to win a Grammy? Vegas makes the odds -- for fun

    Who's going to win a Grammy? Vegas makes the odds -- for fun
    Musicians await the results of the 57th Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 8, but Johnny Avello can already pick the winners. The director of race and sports operations at Wynn Las Vegas handicaps the golden gramophones for entertainment purposes only. But if...
  • 'Selma' cast marches in Alabama; free screenings for students planned

    'Selma' cast marches in Alabama; free screenings for students planned
    Setting aside the perceived snub of "Selma"  in the Oscars nominations last week, director Ava DuVernay and producer Oprah Winfrey joined their cast and crew to march alongside local residents of Selma, Ala., on Sunday in celebration of Martin Luther King...
  • Grammys 2015: Common's' 'Nobody's Smiling' deserves rap album honor

    Grammys 2015: Common's' 'Nobody's Smiling' deserves rap album honor
    Common has already lighted up the awards season with his powerful perseverance anthem "Glory." Taken from the historical drama "Selma," the single he created with R&B singer John Legend that connects past injustice with present unrest has taken the...
  • Handing out some pre-Grammy Grammys

    Handing out some pre-Grammy Grammys
    Good news! I’m going to skip the part where we pretend the Grammys recognize the absolute best the music industry has to offer. Pharrell for Album of the Year? Iggy Azalea for anything? Seriously? So let’s proceed and present the kind of...
  • Snow Postpones Patriots' Victory Parade

    Snow Postpones Patriots' Victory Parade
    BOSTON (AP) - The Super Bowl celebration for New Englanders and their beloved Patriots will have to wait another day as Boston continues to get battered by heavy snow. Mayor Marty Walsh said the city will postpone a planned victory parade through...
  • Boston postpones victory parade for Super Bowl-winning Patriots because of snowfall

    The Super Bowl celebration for New Englanders and their beloved Patriots will have to wait another day as Boston continues to get battered by heavy snow. Mayor Marty Walsh said the city will postpone a planned victory parade through downtown until...
  • Dave & Phil Alvin toast Big Bill Broonzy at the Troubadour

    Dave & Phil Alvin toast Big Bill Broonzy at the Troubadour
    Roots rocking brothers Phil and Dave Alvin brought their latest project home with their roof-raising performance Saturday at the Troubadour in West Hollywood highlighting from their album, “Common Ground: Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin Play and Sing the...