Track of the Day: Common Feat. Swizz Beatz “Hercules” (2019)

July 15, 2019

Top-tier emcee Common is gearing up to release a brand new album next month, and for the latest single he’s hooked up with a surprising collaborator. Offering the mighty “Hercules” as the follow-up to soulful cut “HER Love”, the Chicago emcee linked up with veteran producer Swizz Beatz who turns in a beastly drum pattern […]

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Track of the Day: Common Feat Dwele & Daniel Ceaser “HER Love” (2019)

June 19, 2019

Flipping his 1994 classic “I Used to Love H.E.R”, Chicago emcee Common has decided to hype his forthcoming album Let Love Have The Last Word with “HER Love”. A sequel to one of hip hop’s most treasured concept cuts, the soulful ode to culture has Common rhyming over a previously unheard J Dilla beat, broken […]

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Billie Eilish and Tinashe to join Common and more at the Vevo House during SXSW

March 6, 2018

Vevo returns to SXSW for another year with another bolstered line up of artists set to hit the stage for their 2018 showcase series. Headlining the events running from March 10th – 14th is rapper (and SXSW 2018 speaker) Common, bringing some heavy hip hop cred to the Vevo table. A slew of artists who are either set […]

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Watch Neo and Morpheus reunite in the latest teaser for John Wick: Chapter 2

October 12, 2016

Liam Neeson’s endeavour to find his daughter seems almost trivial when compared to the inexorable force of Keanu Reeves as John Wick, seeking vengeance for the murder of his Beagle puppy named Daisy. John Wick will return in 2017 after the original sleeper hit snowballed into one of the most memorable action films of its […]

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Live Review: Common + Talib Kweli + Sarah Connor – Enmore Theatre, Sydney (09.05.16)

May 12, 2016

The first time I saw Common live was in Sydney, around 2006, when he was brought out as the token hip hop act for Big Day Out. It was, to my knowledge, his first headline tour across the country and I was lucky enough to witness it in a venue as intimate as Metro Theatre. […]

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Common and Talib Kweli announce Australian tour

March 22, 2016

Hip hop legends in their own right, Chicago’s Common and Brooklyn’s Talib Kweli are both heading down to Australia for a four-date tour this May. Known for their strong poetic lyricism and influence on the more socially conscious side of hip-hop, this will be a good chance to see two of hip hop’s most undeniable […]

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