Common is an American rapper and actor born in 1972 in Chicago, Illinois. Some of Common’s most well known songs include Love of My Life, I Used to Love H.E.R., Cold Blooded, The Light and The 6th Sense. His most popular albums include Be, Like Water for Chocolate, Finding Forever and Resurrection. Common has also appeared in movies such as Date Night, Wanted, American Gangster and Just Wright. Some of the awards that Common has won in his career include two BET Awards, three BET Hip Hop Awards and two Grammy Awards.