COMMON SIGNS TO NO I.D.’S ARTIUM/DEF JAM RECORDINGS
“KINGDOM” FEATURING VINCE STAPLES, NEW DEF JAM SINGLE
FROM UPCOMING 10th STUDIO ALBUM NOBODY’S SMILING, ARRIVING IN STORES JULY 22nd, EXECUTIVE PRODUCED BY NO I.D.
NEW ALBUM TITLE ADDRESSES VIOLENCE IN HOMETOWN CHICAGO
(June 4, 2014 – New York, NY) Two-time Grammy Award®-winning Chicago rapper, actor Common has fulfilled a life-long goal with the announcement of his signing to No ID’s Artium /Def Jam Recordings. “Kingdom” featuring Vince Staples out now, Common’s lead track from his upcoming tenth studio album NOBODY’S SMILING, set for July 22nd release.
by Brother Jesse Muhammad
“Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to pay our last respects to a ‘friend’ that has been dear to many musical artists, fans and readers….that ‘friend’ is HIP-HOP BEEF.”
What forward-moving purpose does Hip-Hop beef serve? Can someone please educate me? I was a little thrown aback by the recent beef that spread quickly throughout the Internet and radio shows involving Common and Drake. Frankly, I found it pretty weak for Common, an artist I respect, to engage in such nonsense. Read more…