Common

Today In Hip-Hop: Common Releases ‘Be’
On this day, May 23rd, in hip-hop history...
2005: Thirteen years and five albums immersed into his professional maturation as a deeply respected lyricist, the culmination of Common's proficiency as an inspired narrator of the intricacies of everyday life was successfully presented in spect…
14 Hip-Hop Heads Who Are Down For A Cause
With recent news of Ryan Lewis launching his 30/30 Project, an HIV awareness foundation, XXL couldn't help but think of all the other hip-hop heads that are down for a cause. From scholarships to self empowerment, rappers are surely not slipping when it comes to giving back...

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