|Birth name||Lonnie Rashid Lynn|
|Also known as|
|Born||March 13, 1972|
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Hell on Wheels
Lonnie Rashid Lynn (born March 13, 1972), better known by his stage name Common, is an American rapper, songwriter, and actor. He was born in Chicago, Illinois. His music has been compared to the likes of Kanye West.
He graduated from Luther High School South. Later, he graduated from Florida A&M University.
He released his first album Can I Borrow a Dollar? using the stage name Common Sense. He started becoming more popular when he was forced to change his stage name. A reggae band from Orange County, California with the same name sued him.
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- O'Connor, Christopher (March 29, 2000). "Common Moves Toward a Progressive Hip-Hop". MTV News. Retrieved July 15, 2021.
- Natasha (August 8, 2014). "The Light In Hip Hop: A Reflection On The Words & Works Of Common". The Source. Retrieved October 30, 2019.
- "Loma Vista – a recording company". Lomavistarecordings.com. Retrieved August 31, 2019.
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