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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.
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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  • Common celebrates Dr. King's birthday with Oscar nomination

    Common celebrates Dr. King's birthday with Oscar nomination
    Common says earning an Oscar nomination for his music attached to a film about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on the activist's birthday makes the moment one of the best in his career. Common's "Glory," featuring John Legend, earned an Academy Award...
  • Why all the love for George Clooney?

    Social media is agog over George Clooney's tribute to his wife, Amal, at last weekend's Golden Globe Awards in Hollywood. Women, especially, are swooning in their tweets and Facebook postings. Said Clooney, "Listen, it's humbling to find somebody to...
  • Golden Globes 2015: rapper Common's memorable, winning speech

    In an evening filled with A-list celebrities, teary thank-you speeches and inside industry jokes, it was rapper Common who truly stood out on stage Sunday at the Golden Globes. While accepting the award for original song for “Glory,” a...
  • Golden Globes 2015: Sweet wins for audacious filmaking

    Golden Globes 2015: Sweet wins for audacious filmaking
    "Unapologetic." Michael Keaton invoked the idea as he accepted the Golden Globe for playing a fading movie actor trying to rise like a phoenix on Broadway. He was referring to his all-too-human character in "Birdman," directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu,...
  • Apolis, Quincy Jones to host Alfredo Rodriguez performance

    Apolis, Quincy Jones to host Alfredo Rodriguez performance
    Music legend Quincy Jones is scheduled to introduce Grammy-nominated jazz pianist Alfredo Rodriguez at a special event at Apolis on Thursday. The performance and reception is scheduled from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Apolis Common Gallery at 806 E. Third...
  • A Day To Remember Delivers Red-Blooded American Rock

    A Day To Remember Delivers Red-Blooded American Rock
    A Day To Remember's Parks and Devastation Tour arrives on the heels of a successful legal struggle to self-release their latest album, "Common Courtesy" (which has since gone on to sell more than 200,000 copies), several European appearances and the...
  • A family outing, then a deadly Border Patrol shooting

    A family outing, then a deadly Border Patrol shooting
    It was a family barbecue in a park on the Rio Grande, a belated birthday party for Guillermo Arevalo Pedraza's wife, Nora, and their two daughters, Mariana and Priscila, ages 9 and 10. Arevalo and his buddy, Josue Gonzalez, were lighting the coals and...
  • GUSD Candidate: Nayiri Nahabedian

    GUSD Candidate: Nayiri Nahabedian
    At a Glance: Age: 45 Occupation: Faculty member, California State University, Los Angeles; GUSD Board Member Political affiliation: Democrat Education: UCLA -- Master of Social Welfare, School of Public Policy & Social Research, 1995 UCLA -- Bachelor...
  • Common steps into civil rights protest

    Common steps into civil rights protest
    If I wasn't already impressed with Chicago hip-hop artist and actor Common, his recent performance at the Black Entertainment Television Awards gave me more reason to like and admire the superstar. During a nationally televised hip-hop awards show...
  • Jhene Aiko surprises fans with pop-up concert at L.A.-area dispensary

    Jhene Aiko surprises fans with pop-up concert at L.A.-area dispensary
    The line in front of West Hollywood marijuana dispensary the Farmacy was a block deep on Tuesday night. There wasn’t a sale on pot, although there were a bevy of stoners in attendance. The shop was packed with Jhené Aiko fans who scurried to the...
  • 'Lego Movie,' 'Into the Woods' might thrive in Oscar craft categories

    When it comes to the crafts categories, everything is awesome (or should be) if you're a member of the teams behind "Into the Woods" or "The Grand Budapest Hotel." And, yes, we're liking "The Lego Movie's" chances of winning animated feature. Here's how...