Common

Common

American, Rapper
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Common

Lonnie Rashid Lynn (born March 13, 1972), known by his stage name Common (formerly Common Sense), is an American rapper, actor, and writer. He debuted in 1992, with the album Can I Borrow a Dollar?, and gained critical acclaim with his 1994 album Resurrection. He maintained an underground following into the late 1990s. He achieved mainstream success through his work with the Soulquarians.

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Common was born on 13 March 1972 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. His full name at birth was Lonnie Corant Jaman Shuka Rashid Lynn, Jr.. He is best known as a rapper. He attended high school at Luther High School South, Chicago, Illinois, USA. For university, he studied at Florida A&M University, majored in business administration. His religion is listed as Christian. He is 6' ½" (184 cm) tall and weighs 185 lbs (84 kg) with an athletic build. He has dark brown eyes and bald hair (color). His net worth is reported to be $45,000,000 US dollars. His zodiac star sign is Pisces.
Full name at birth
Lonnie Corant Jaman Shuka Rashid Lynn, Jr.
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Claim to fame
his albums and tracks such as “Glory,” “Universal Mind Control,” “Go!,” “The Light,” etc., and for his role as Elam Ferguson in the AMC western series Hell on Wheels
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Date of birth
13 March 1972
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Place of birth
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Age
50
Occupation
Rapper, songwriter, actor, voiceover artist, model, film producer, record producer, television producer, writer, poet, philanthropist
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Height
6' ½" (184 cm)
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Weight
185 lbs (84 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Bald head with full beard and mustache
  • Freckles on the face
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ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Residence
Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Net worth
$45,000,000 USD
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High school
Luther High School South, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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University
  • Florida A&M University, majored in business administration
  • Winston-Salem State University (Hon)
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Talent agency
  • Richard De La Font
  • Think Common Entertainment
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[Talking about Britney Spears comeback concert performance]: I think it didn`t seem like she wanted to be there. There wasn`t any spark, it didn`t feel like life was there.
  • Was known as Common Sense prior to 1995, when a ska band with that name sued him, forcing him to shorten his name.
  • Is signed to Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music label.
  • Has a daughter.
  • Is a vegetarian.
  • Had a public feud with Ice Cube in the late 90s, epitomized in the song "The Bitch In Yoo.".

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