Common Wants You To Know "Exactly Who You Are"

The Chicago MC's new book chronicles his journey to gain a deeper love for both himself and other people

August Greene Turned The Heat Up On Their 'TRL' Performance

These guys are funny AND talented

Sufjan Stevens, Miguel, And More Will Make Us Cry At The 2018 Oscars

Here's who's performing at this year's Academy Awards

Lena Waithe Isn't 'Sugarcoating' Growing Up In The Chi

Her new Showtime series aims to humanize her gritty hometown

Snoop Dogg, RZA, And Common Will Star In 'The Simpsons' Hip-Hop 'Great Gatsby'

Get ready for 'the Mount Rushmore of Rap' in Springfield

Common and Saba Fight for Chicago’s Future

On ‘Black America Again’ and ‘Bucket List Project,’ the two artists offer competing visions of their city

Gucci Mane And Pusha T Get Political On Common’s ‘Black America Again’ Remix

Hear the unlikely trio fight for change

Let Kendall Jenner Explain Why Your Vote Matters On Total Registration Live

Kendall Jenner will help MTV bring back "TRL" for "Total Registration Live," celebrating National Voter Registration Day.

Chance The Rapper Shows Chicago Love At All-Star Festival

On the scene at the Southside hero's Magnificent Coloring Day

Common And Stevie Wonder ‘Rewrite The Black American Story’ With ‘Black America Again’

Common assembles Stevie Wonder, Esperanza Spalding, Chuck D, and more for the powerful title track from his forthcoming record, 'Black America Again.'

You'll Never Guess Which Dope Rappers Are Part Of Nicki Minaj’s Star-Studded ‘Dream Team'

Nicki Minaj just revealed her 'dream team' and you might be surprised to see who's on it.

Are Stars Like Zayn, Liam, And Kendrick Influencing Baby Names?

Popular stars might be influencing baby names, according to 'Time Magazine.'

10 Super Vital Lessons We Learned From Common's Be

Revisit 'Be,' the classic Common album that gave us all life lessons.

Look Out Will Smith, 'Suicide Squad' Just Added Another Rapper To The Cast

Common will be joining Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Cara Delevingne and more in the cast of "Suicide Squad."

Kanye West And Common Could Be Starring In The Next Spike Lee Joint

Kanye West, Common, Samuel L. Jackson and Jeremy Piven are reportedly in talks to appear in Spike Lee's upcoming movie "Chiraq."

Common And John Legend Go Head-To-Head In A Lip Sync Battle: Watch The Ridiculous Preview

Common and John Legend will go head-to-hear on "Lip Sync Battle" tonight on Spike TV.

Common Won't Be This University's Commencement Speaker Because Of State Troopers' Complaints

Here's why New Jersey state troopers criticized a university for having Common as its commencement speaker.

Common Explains What Happens When Oprah Wants To High Five And You Ignore Her

Common talks about leaving Oprah hanging after his Oscar win for "Glory."

How Common Went From Borrowing A Dollar To Winning An Academy Award

MTV News looks at Common's transition from underground rapper to Academy Award winner.

7 Unexpected Superheroes From The Oscars

At a star-studded event full of people who play superheroes onscreen, these Oscar moments stood out as truly heroic.

John Legend Declares 'Selma Is Now' After 'Glory' Wins Best Original Song

Watch John Legend and Common perform 'Selma' track 'Glory' at the Academy Awards, which later won the Oscar for Best Original Song.

If Beyonce, John Legend And Common's Grammy Medley Doesn't Give You Goosebumps, You Don't Have Skin

Beyonce, John Legend and Common perform to close the 2015 Grammys.

Ansel Elgort, Kevin Hart & Common Will Play In The NBA All-Star Celebrity Game

Ansel Elgort, Kevin Hart, and Common are among the stars announced for the 2015 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game.

John Legend And Common Will Perform 'Glory' At The Oscars

John Legend and Common will perform 'Glory' at the 87th Academy Awards on Feb 22.