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NOTABLE NOTICE ALERT: Common | The Dreamer, The Believer

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January 16, 2012 at 3:29 PM

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NEW VIDEO: Common PROFILE

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December 26, 2011 at 1:10 PM

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NEW VIDEO: Common Interview w/ Sway In The Morning

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@common, I remember being called a bitch in grade 9 cause I had your cd. Good thing I also had 456 by kool g rap on me. Now that’s real ; ) After “one day it’ll all make sense” came out I spent months arguing weather or not @common was hip hop. Everyone was saying it was too rnb. I’m not dissing, just facts. I love common. I also love swv and John b.

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NEW VIDEO: Common | -Celebrate-

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December 21, 2011 at 2:44 PM

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NEW VIDEO: Common | -Celebrate-

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December 20, 2011 at 11:39 AM

BN: Maya Angelou Not Pleased w/ Common

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It might be the most uncommon hip-hop beef ever.

Legendary poet Maya Angelou told The Post she’s horrified that one of her biggest fans, the rapper Common, put her on a song peppered with the “N” word — which she abhors.

The song “The Dreamer,” off the album “The Dreamer, The Believer,” features a poem that Angelou penned and recited at the rapper’s request. It urges people to follow their dreams, with such lines as “From Africa they lay in the bilge of slave ships / And stood half naked on auction blocks /. . . and still they dreamed.”

Common’s lyrics, however, include such lines as “Told my n—a [Kanye West] I’m ’bout to win the Grammys now” and the boast “N—as with no heart, I’m the pacemaker.”

The Pulitzer Prize-nominated poet was petrified when she heard the lyrics.

“I had no idea that Common was using the piece we had done together on [a track] in which he also used the ‘N’ word numerous times,” Angelou said…

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December 20, 2011 at 11:34 AM

NEW VIDEO: Common -The Dreamer, The Believer- Release Party

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December 19, 2011 at 10:58 AM

NEW VIDEO: Common Delivers Freestyle On -EZ Street Show-

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December 14, 2011 at 2:41 PM

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