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Interview: Common Explores The Prison Industrial Complex In Ava DuVernay’s ’13th’

Common chatted with us about his new album, “Black America Again,” working with Ava DuVernay, and how John Legend inspired him to learn more about Black people being disproportionately affected by the prison pipeline.

Common cast as James Bevel, Andre Holland as Andrew Young in MLK film

The Ava DuVernay-directed Martin Luther King, Jr. film, Selma, has been in development for close to a year now and the cast…

WATCH: 14 Incredible Hip-Hop Performances Aired on TV

Let’s be honest, there are a lot of wack hip-hop performances that grace our televisions nowadays. A lot of the time it’s…