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Jacqueline Howard

Common Weighs In On Youth Violence & His Homecoming | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 10.04.2013 | Chicago

It seems as though no other city can replace Chicago for the multi-Grammy Award winning hip-hop artist Common. After all, he is the emcee who once sai...

Kia Makarechi

Common On Why He Respects 'Incredible' Obama | Kia Makarechi | Posted 09.13.2012 | Entertainment

When Michelle Obama invited Common to perform poetry at the White House, conservative news outlets decried the soft-spoken rapper as a vile, violence-...

Report: Rapper Narrowly Avoids Foreclosure On Chicago Condo

Posted 07.24.2012 | Chicago

Rapper-turned-actor Common may have a lucrative entertainment career, but that doesn't put him above a problem plaguing homeowners across Chicago. ...

'The City That Shaped Me': Common, Rahm, Dave Eggers And More

Time Out Chicago | Posted 06.27.2011 | Chicago

Stars: They're just like us! Not really. But a lot of them grew up here, and we've collected dozens of their funny, touching or just plain unbelievabl...