Common, Robert Glasper & Karriem Riggins Turns Up The Kennedy Center As August Greene
The new super-group, August Greene (AG), played for the first time at the Kennedy Center Thursday evening. The trio features hip-hop artist and activist Common, pianist Robert Glasper and world-renowned percussionist/producer Karriem Riggins. Audience members packed the prestigious venue’s concert hall with high expectations of the group’s performance. Their blend of music featuring hip-hop, neo-soul […]
Being the son of a teacher who once used her own money to buy classroom materials for her students, rapper Common showed his gratitude by donating $10,000 to the Renaissance School of the Arts in Harlem. The money will go to help their teachers buy supplies like science kits and calculators. Students cheered loudly […]
Hip-Hop was born from a spirit of protest and the desire to be heard, so it’s no surprise that many of our favorite rappers have drawn influence from Dr. Martin Luther King. Here’s 15 times Hip-Hop artists like Kanye West, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar and Common referenced Martin Luther King, Jr. Related Articles Kareem ‘Biggs’ Burke […]
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Chicago native and rap icon Common displayed immaculate storytelling prowess during Thursday's "Tonight Show" while performing the title track off his forthcoming album, 'Black America Again.'