A solo career of the American rapper Common started with the work “Can I Borrow a Dollar?” in 1992 that he released as Common Sense.
His birth name is Lonnie Rashid Lynn.
He decided to start rapping at school and created his own band “C.D.R.”. “I remember when I was young and I first started rapping, I hadn’t embraced my voice yet,” he shared in the interview to Men’s Fitness, “finding my voice was like finding myself...”
Best Known For
His well-known work is “Like Water for Chocolate” that brought him on the new level of creating music, gave him both great love of the audience and critical acclaim. This album appeared number 5 in Hip-Hop charts.
His multi-talented deep voice is recognizable on the stage and in the films he took part in.
Common wrote soundtrack for “Selma” and proved himself as a talented actor in “Now You See Me”.
The religion he supports is Islam. His lifestyle and lyrics indicate that he is a practicing Muslim.
Worth To Known
He was a vegetarian but now eats mainly fish and vegetables. He also likes sea food. Common does not eat pork since 1992, beef - 1995 and chicken – 1999. The man cares not only about his diet but also about his physical form. “I work out four days a week and if possible, five.” – He said in one of his interviews.
He wrote and published his own book “One Day It’ll All Make Sense”.