Common dating 2016
Then, one of his documented documentary ‘Bouncing Cats’ was praised by an award.
Furthermore, he has done a lot of work on the television screen and on the big screen too.
He would later also contribute to the Red Hot Organization's Fela Kuti tribute album, Red Hot and Riot in 2002. R." from Resurrection ignited a feud with West Coast rap group Westside Connection.
He collaborated with Djelimady Tounkara on a remake of Kuti's track, "Years of Tears and Sorrow". The lyrics of the song criticized the path hip hop music was taking, utilizing a metaphor of a woman to convey hip hop and were interpreted by some as directing blame towards the popularity of West Coast gangsta rap. "Westside Slaughterhouse" also mentioned Common Sense by name, prompting the rapper to respond with the scathing Pete Rock-produced attack song "The Bitch in Yoo".
He also narrated the documentary Bouncing Cats, about one man's efforts to improve the lives of children in Uganda through hip-hop/b-boy culture. R dissolved by 1991, Lynn began a solo career under the stage name of Common Sense.
This left Lynn to be raised by his mother; however, his father remained active in his life, and was able to get Lynn a job with the Chicago Bulls as a teenager. Resurrection was Common Sense's last album produced almost entirely by his long-time production partner, No I.
Common received his second Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group for "Southside" (featuring Kanye West), from his 2007 album Finding Forever.
His best-of album, Thisisme Then: The Best of Common, was released in late 2007.
Dave Chappelle's Block Party (Documentary) (performer: "Get Em High", "Move Somethin'", "Jesus Walks", "Love of My Life", "Umi Says", "Get By") / (writer: "Get Em High", "Love of My Life" - as Lonnie Rashid Lynn) Brown Sugar (performer: "I Used to Love H. R." - as Common Sense) / (performer: "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip Hop)") / (writer: "Act Too (Love of My Life)", "Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip Hop)", "I Used to Love H.
His father was a football player once and then became a youth counselor later.
First known as a rapper who became one of the more prominent voices in hip-hop's new millennium renaissance, Common later transitioned into acting.