Tag: Common

    Selma, Legends Who Paved the way gala

    ‘Selma’ Cast, Hollywood; Black History Notables Attend Film’s Screening and ‘Legends Who Paved the Way’ Gala (Pics from Event)

    *When a list of Black Hollywood’s famous showed  over the weekend for a private screening of “Selma” and the “Legends Who Paved the way Gala,” at the Bacara Resort in Santa Barbara the sight was spectacular. Special  guests included Oprah Winfey, Director Ava, DuVernay and Selma cast including David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Common, Giovanni Ribisi, Tessa Thompson, Niecy Nash, Lorraine Toussaint, Omar Dorsey, Andre Holland, […]

    Common’s Father Lonnie Lynn Dies at 71

    *Common‘s father, Lonnie Lynn, has died. The Chicago rapper’s fans know Lynn for his soulful spoken-word poems on Common’s albums. The AP is reporting that Lynn died on Friday according to  Common  in an interview Monday in Los Angeles. He gave no further details. Lynn was 71 “Lynn was a star high school basketball player in […]