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Common feat. J. Period – “The Next Chapter (Still Love H.E.R.)”

gal-alicia-keys-12-jpgCommon links ups with DJ & producer J.Period for this new joint called “The Next Chapter (Still Love H.E.R.)” that will appear on J.Period’s upcoming project “Rage Is Back” due February 12th. Common delivers with the lyricism as usual & I’m diggin’ J.Period’s use of Portishead’s classic ‘Sour Times’ record.  It’s should be of no coincidence what J. Period is doing here as Common’s original classic “I Used To Love H.E.R.” also dropped in the same year of 1994 as the Portishead hit.  It all makes for a nice & almost subtle multi-musical metaphor for what they put together.  We still love H.E.R. too…

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Common – ‘LUV’ (Movie Trailer)

Chicago’s Hip-Hop phenom and accomplished actor Common stars in “LUV” – a Sheldon Candis film. Common’s character “Vincent” takes his young nephew (played by Michael Rainey, Jr.) to ‘work for a day.’ But what starts as a loving skip-school-day-with-Uncle Vincent turns gritty quickly. Harsh street realities are brought right to the face of a boy who doesn’t even have time to grow up fast. The trailer teases us with clips from this Sundance Festival hit delivered by a cast that includes urban A-List celebs Charles S. Dutton, Dennis Haysbert, Meagan Good, and Danny Glover. Bet this is going to be a smash! Peep the trailer above & a few additional clips from the film below.


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Sundance Film Festival: Common Stars in New Film “LUV” (Video)

One of the more promising independent films being screened at the Sundance Film Festival from January 19-29th this year is a story about an ex-con played by Common who is “Uncle Vincent” to his nephew, played by Michael Rainey Jr., who had just become an orphan. Common takes his young nephew with him on a business trip that spirals him right back down the deadly path he’s been trying to avoid in the first place. The film also stars Danny Glover, Megan Good, Michael K. Williams, & Charles S. Dutton & the story is set in Baltimore. More clips from the film & movie poster under the hood below….
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