8 02, 2018

August Greene Gets “Optimistic” With Brandy In New Music Video

By |2018-02-08T21:51:28-04:00February 8th, 2018|Categories: R&B Music Videos, R&B Videos|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

New group August Greene composed of the musically brilliant and talented Common, Rober Glasper and Karriem Riggins, enlisted the help of the majestic Brandy to add her richly soothing vocals to their debut single, "Optimistic." The song debuted back in January and with its success has led the trio to cultivate its moving visuals to showcase the track's message. "Optimistic" [More]

18 01, 2018

Brandy Joins Common’s New Group August Greene on Debut Single, “Optimistic”

By |2018-01-18T13:34:40-04:00January 18th, 2018|Categories: Music, R&B Music|Tags: , , |1 Comment

Brandy's colorful, layered, exhilarating vocals are in full effect for "Optimistic," the new single from August Greene, a new group made of Golden Globe, GRAMMY, Academy Award-winning activist, actor and artist Common, four-time GRAMMY Award-winning pianist/producer Robert Glasper, and drummer/producer extraordinaire Karriem Riggins. "Optimistic" should sound familiar to many as it's a remake of Sounds Of Blackness' 1991 hit of the same name. [More]

25 08, 2017

Andra Day – Stand Up For Something Ft. Common

By |2017-08-25T11:30:05-04:00August 25th, 2017|Categories: Music, R&B Music|Tags: , |0 Comments

Grammy nominated R&B artist Andra Day teams with rapper Common for the powerful new anthem, "Stand Up For Something." The record, which arrives when more celebrities are using their art to stand up for social injustice...

4 11, 2016

Watch Common & Anthony Hamilton Perform ‘Letter To The Free’ On ‘The Today Show’

By |2016-11-04T16:38:49-04:00November 4th, 2016|Categories: Hollywood/TV/Reality TV, News, R&B News|Tags: , |0 Comments

This morning (Nov. 4), rapper/actor Common performed his new song “Letter to the Free,” live on The TODAY Show to coincide with the release of his eleventh studio album, Black America Again (out today).

23 09, 2016

Common & Stevie Wonder Link Up For Powerful Single/Video, ‘Black America Again’

By |2018-09-05T09:59:49-04:00September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Rap Videos, Rappersroom, Rappersroom Video|Tags: , |0 Comments

Common is prepping his forthcoming album Black America Again, and he's kicking it off with a powerful song/video for the title track featuring Stevie Wonder. Produced by Karriem Riggins and Robert Glasper, the song also features Esperanza Spalding on bass, Chuck D and MC Lyte on the adlibs, and scratches by J Rock, all present to make a powerful statement about the recent influx of senseless violence...

20 04, 2016

Common & Puff Daddy Join Star-Studded ESSENCE Festival Lineup + Nightly Performance Schedule

By |2016-04-20T16:49:37-04:00April 20th, 2016|Categories: Rappersroom, Rappersroom News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Last month, it was announced a plethora of stars such as Mariah Carey, Maxwell, Ciara, Kendrick Lamar, Babyface, Tyrese and more would be heading to New Orleans during 4th of July weekend for the 2016 ESSENCE Festival. Now it’s been confirmed that Puff Daddy and Common have been added to the extensive lineup.

23 10, 2014

Honda 16 Bars: Common Talks Being a Consistent Rapper and Growing as a Person

By |2014-10-23T15:50:31-04:00October 23rd, 2014|Categories: Rappersroom, Rappersroom News|Tags: |0 Comments

In a business where commercial popularity thrives over actual talent (in most cases), hip-hop emcee Common has always been on the cusp of greatness, especially when it comes to his real-to-life lyrics and stage show.

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