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Common’s ‘Letter to the Free’ Wins Emmy Award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics

Common is one step closer to EGOT status with his Emmy win.

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Paras Griffin/Jason Davis/Bryan Bedder, Getty Images (3)

Hip-Hop Responds to the Death of Comedian and Activist Dick Gregory

RIP Dick Gregory.

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Aaron Davidson / Al Bello / Bennett Raglin, Getty Images

See the Rappers Showing Love to Dave Chappelle at His Radio City Music Hall Concert Series

Here's a look at all the rappers attending Dave Chappelle's Radio City Music Hall concert series, including Lil Wayne, T.I. and more.

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Common Holding a Free Concert to Promote Criminal Justice Reform

Common just announced he's putting on a free concert to promote criminal justice reform.

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Frazer Harrison, Getty Images (2)

Chance The Rapper, Childish Gambino and More Among Time’s 100 Most Influential People of 2017

Shout-out to Chance and Childish, but can we get that mixtape, though?

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Common to Perform With National Symphony
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Common to Honor Mavis Staples, Jon Batiste and More at Gordon Parks Foundation Event

Common has been recruited to perform at the Gordon Parks Foundation Awards dinner.

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Earl Gibson III / Sean M. Haffey, Getty Images (2)

Common Thinks Snoop Dogg Is Entitled to Reference President Trump in ‘Lavender’ Video

Snoop has Common's support.

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Hip Hop Remembers “The Notorious B.I.G.” On 20th Anniversary Of His Murder

Members in the Hip Hop community take to social media to celebrate the legendary MC and all that he has contributed to Hip Hop.

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Focus On Sport, Getty Images

20 Great Rap Lyrics for Die-Hard Boxing Fans

XXL highlights 20 unforgettable rap lyrics celebrating boxing's biggest icons and the sport as a whole.

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Adrian Borromeo for XXL

50 Best Hip-Hop Projects of 2016

From A Tribe Called Quest to A$AP Mob and more, this is your definitive list of 2016's best rap albums, mixtapes and EPs.

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Common Visits a Prison in the Powerful Video for ‘Letter to the Free’ [WATCH]

Common just released a beautifully crafted video for his powerful song 'Letter to the Free.'

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Common, Chance the Rapper, Solange and More Celebrate Re-Routing of the Dakota Access Pipeline

Power to the people.

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Common Aims to Inspire on ‘Black America Again’

'Black America Again' is a strong, well-orchestrated and focused album that speaks on the issues at hand.

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Common Stops By The Breakfast Club [VIDEO]

Common stopped by The Breakfast Club to discuss his new album "Black America Again", the presidential election, still being cool with all of his exes, rappers being lyrical again and much more...

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Def Jam

Common Drops Powerful ‘Black America Again’ Album [STREAM]

Common is back with his 11th studio album, the visceral, Black America Again.

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Common and BJ the Chicago Kid Deliver Powerful Performance of ‘Black America Again’ on Fallon

Common and BJ the Chicago Kid stopped by 'Jimmy Fallon' last night.

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Common Co-Producing Sitcom ’93 Til Infinity’

'93 Til Infinity' will follow a 90s rapper struggling to find his way in the present day

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Steve Mack, Getty Images

Common Developing Fox Series ’93 Til Infinity’ About an Aging Rapper

Common is branching out to television.

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10 Rappers Who Should Run for President

None of these candidates are perfect, but--who is, right?

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Common Explores Prison and Race in EPIX’s Docu-Series ‘America Divided’ [VIDEO]

Common tackles prison and race on EPIX's docu-series, 'America Divided.'

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Common to Perform and Speak at Path to Possible Protest March in Brooklyn

Common will perform and speak at the #PathtoPossible Protest in New York.

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Common Releases Powerful New Video ‘Black America Again’ Featuring Stevie Wonder [WATCH]

Common tackles police violence against black people in his potent new visuals.

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Common Honors Black Women With Tender ‘Love Star’ Short Film

Common pays tribute to black women and love with his 'Love Star' short film.

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11 Rap Beefs That Were Recently Squashed

When it comes to hip-hop, beef is just as popular as the music. But not every rapper wants to keep the fight going.

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10 Times Drake Was Tougher Than Your Favorite Rapper

Drake ain't no punk. Here are 10 moments he showed you he was tougher than your favorite.

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6 Pictures of President Obama With Rappers

Obama is the man!

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20 of the Best Politically-Charged Rap Songs

These 20 rappers who crafted powerful politically-charged rap songs answer the question of whether or not artists should speak up on political issues. Take a look.

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Ice Cube and Common Team Up to Champion Brotherhood on ‘Real People’

Common and Ice Cube reference their 1990s beef and the importance of reconciliation and brotherhood on 'Real People.'

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Drake, Common and Wiz Khalifa Read Mean Tweets on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Drake and Wiz Khalifa are among the rapper who participated in Jimmy Kimmel's latst edition of "Mean Tweets."

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Ethan Miller / Mike Windle / Kevin Winter, Getty Images

Rap’s Road to the 2016 Grammy Awards Includes Stiff Competition and Shaking Up the Norm

This year, rap is celebrated more than ever in the Grammy nominees. We take a look at the categories and see where some of the game's major players stack up against the competition.

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