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  1. movie review
    Sub Thriller Hunter Killer Is a Satisfyingly Clichéd Throwback to Simpler TimesGerard Butler stars in an undersea thriller filled with sub-movie hallmarks and featuring a competent American government trying to do its best.
  2. trailer mix
    The All About Nina Trailer Reminds You Comedians Are Drunk and UnhappyFeaturing a fight between Common and Chace Crawford.
  3. tribeca film festival 2018
    The Cast of All About Nina Plays ‘Super Common or Not So Common’How likely is it that Common will mention his Oscar on set?
  4. tribeca film festival 2018
    Mary Elizabeth Winstead Had to Bomb Onstage Before She Could Play a Comedian“I’d be like, okay, you guys didn’t like that one.”
  5. Who Would Survive the Apocalypse: NYC or L.A.? Celebrities DebateThere is a right answer.
  6. march for our lives
    All the Celebrities Attending the March for Our LivesFrom performers to speakers and those planning on marching.
  7. How One Rap Clique in the ’90s Remade the Whole Culture in Its ImageThe Soulquarians themselves may have receded, but the example they set inspires today’s best artists.
  8. mean tweets
    Pink Has an Important Correction to Your Mean TweetHow rude.
  9. hollywood signs
    The Oscars Were a Mess, But They (Eventually) Found a MessageIt was awkward and overcalculated, but in its unscripted moments, a theme emerged. (Thanks, Frances McDormand.)
  10. 25 Iconic Soundtrack Songs, RankedYou won’t be surprised to learn that “My Heart Will Go On” is on here.
  11. christmas music
    Hallelujah! Chance the Rapper and Jeremih’s Christmas Mixtape Has ArrivedThere’s a piano remix of “Stranger at the Table.”
  12. christmas miracles
    Chance the Rapper Recruits Common and Lena Waithe for Christmas MixtapeSwoon.
  13. vulture festival la 2017
    Lena Waithe on Black Artists: ‘We’re Leaders of Hollywood Right Now’Waithe and Common talked about the rise of black art and their new show, The Chi.
  14. trailer mix
    Lena Waithe’s New Show The Chi Gets a Gut-Punching First TrailerStarring Moonlight’s Alex Hibbert, Straight Outta Compton’s Jason Mitchell, and more.
  15. billy on the street
    Billy on the Street’s New Film-Franchise PitchesAlso featuring Lupita Nyong’o!
  16. black america again
    Watch Common’s Short Film Black America AgainProduced by Ava DuVernay, of course.
  17. chat room
    Common on His New Album and Why He Doesn’t Like to Watch His Own Music Video“I reached a point where I’m no longer trying to be the best MC of this era.”
  18. new music
    Listen to Common’s New Song, ‘Home’The track, featuring Bilal, dropped tonight.
  19. Fox Is Developing a Comedy About a ’90s Rapper Produced by CommonFox just put a new comedy series into development. According to Deadline, the network has given a script commitment to a single-cam buddy […]
  20. remixes
    Hear Common Remix Solange’s ‘Cranes in the Sky’Issa Rae gets a shout-out!
  21. videology
    Watch Common’s ‘Black America Again’ VideoIt opens with footage of Alton Sterling’s murder.
  22. the grub street diet
    Common’s Grub Street Diet“Branzino is my absolute favorite. I can have it again and again — and I do.”
  23. tca 2016
    Norman Lear on His ‘Cinematic’ DocuseriesCo-produced with Shonda Rhimes and Common.
  24. festivals
    Rock, Williams, Legend Set for Human-Rights FestPlus Carlos Santana and Dave Matthews.
  25. Common to Star in Black Samurai Series at StarzIt’s based on the book and later TV series of the same name.
  26. utopias
    When the Singularity Arrives, Will We All Have Roommates?Taking a closer look at co-living.
  27. hamilton
    Hamilton Mixtape Nabs Sia, Usher, Chance the Rapper, and MoreI see the whole gang is here.
  28. look of the day
    Common Wants You to Know He’s a FeministNoted.
  29. casting couch
    Lee Daniels Says Oprah and Common Will Appear on Empire Next SeasonLee Daniels confirms the rumors.
  30. slideshow
    Eleven Actors Who Rocked SundanceChris Rock, Lizzy Caplan, and nine more who blew away audiences and critics this year.
  31. beef
    Common Tries to Play Nice With Drake“I think he makes good music.”
  32. tv review
    Seitz: The Failures, Successes, Possibilities, and Danger Signs of Hell on WheelsGiving the Western a second chance, our critic found something to like … and some things he prays they don’t continue in season two.
  33. drake
    Watch an ‘Imagined’ Friendship Blossom Between Drake and CommonDrake vs. Common finally gets its soundtrack.
  34. drake
    See Drake and Common Squash Their Beef With a Romantic Game of BasketballDrake Vs. Common: now on the courts. Kidding!
  35. beef
    The Common vs. Drake Beef Is Getting RealIt’s on.
  36. beef
    Maya Angelou Is Not Too Happy With Common“I had never heard him use that [word] before.”
  37. chat room
    Common on AMC’s Hell on Wheels, Playing a Freed Slave, and Nineteenth-Century Outlaws“If they got a problem with you, they gonna let you know, come at you face-to-face and have a shoot-out.”
  38. manufactured controversies
    Jon Stewart (Poetry) Slams Bill O’ReillyThis Common thing just won’t die.
  39. cable news catfights
    Jon Stewart and Bill O’Reilly to Get Together on Monday to Debate … CommonThat’s definitely going to be relevant in three days’ time.
  40. america's sweetheart
    We Practically Forced Sarah Palin to Make a Big Deal About Common Reading Poetry at the White House“It is just too easy.”
  41. manufactured controversies
    Common Performs at the White House, Somehow Manages Not to Rap About Killing AnyoneSee Common’s performance at the White House.
  42. manufactured controversies
    Jon Stewart Chides Fox News … With Spoken WordFighting fire with spoken-word poetry.
  43. clickables
    Listen to the Common, Lupe Fiasco, Jennifer Hudson, and No I.D. CollabIt’s also a mind game!
  44. last night's gig
    Big Sean Tells Vulture About Kanye’s Recording Process“Usually there’s a lot going on in the studio — you know, drinks, or you’ll fuck around and see Kobe Bryant.”
  45. 21 questions
    Looking at Water Is Rapper Common’s Favorite MedicationThe actor and performance artist fills out our weekly questionnaire.
  46. amc
    Is Common Your New Don Draper?AMC just hired acting rapper Common to star in the pilot for period drama ‘Hell on Wheels.’
  47. quote machine
    Jesse Eisenberg Only Half-Committed to Promoting New MoviePlus: Robert Pattinson’s failed rap dream.
  48. quote machine
    ‘Minge’ Seyfried Explains Tattoo, Sort OfPlus: You’ve got Russell Crowe all wrong, says Russell Crowe.
  49. the industry
    Industry: Clash of the Titans 2, Pee-wee SmurfPlus: Ice Cube to star with Woody Harrelson.
  50. trailer mix
    Just Wright Trailer: Common Shoots, ScoresCheck out the rapper pretending to be an actor pretending to be a basketball player.
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