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AAHH! Fest 2016

        This fall in Chicago’s Union Square Park, Donda’s House, a nonprofit organization designed to expose inner-city kids to arts education, and Common’s Common Ground Foundation hosted the annual AAHH! Music Festival.

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Common Performs at Aids Health Care for HIV Prevention Concert

            On August 6th, 2015 Common blessed the stage at the Aids Health Care “Vote 2 End HIV” event at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta.  The event was sponsored by Reed for Hope Foundation, LoveHealthy.Org [….]

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Common’s ‘Glory’ Fundraiser

Hip Hop artist/actor Common is having an “Evening of GLORY’ fundraiser which will benefit the students of his Common Ground Foundation.

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MC Lyte Releases New Song “Dear John”

Female emcee, MC Lyte just released her new song in September 2014, “Dear John.” The track features rapper Common. This song is more than a comeback single, Lyte is empowering males to carry on through adversity. The song is written as a [….]

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Common & Kanye West Partner to Create Jobs for Chicago Youth

In April, Black Youth Project reported that Common’s Common Ground Foundation and Kanye’s Donda’s House teamed up with the Chicago Urban League to create more than 20,000 jobs for teens in Chicago. Common stated at a press conference, “Obviously, one [….]

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3rd Annual Common Ground Foundation Awards Gala 2013

Rapper Common hosts the third annual Common Ground Foundation Awards Gala and Fundraiser, his nonprofit organization’s signature event, at the Four Seasons (6 pm). The event raises funds to support the group’s mission of exposing youth to get opportunities and experiences through [….]

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