glory

Nicki Minaj and Chris Brown presence was felt all over the Billboard Music Awards the other evening and now they are the top contenders at the upcoming BET Awards with six nominations each. Chris will be up twice for video of the year with the hits ‘Loyal and ‘New Flame’  and Nicki is up for […]

  Common, hip-hop artist coming off his Academy Award for composing the song ‘Glory’ for the 2014 film ‘Selma.  New Jersey’s Kean University has cancelled Common as commencement speaker after police voiced concerns over a song about a woman convicted of killing a police officer who fled to Cuba. ‘The students expressed interest in Common […]

Common and John Legend captured Oscar gold on Sunday with their win for Best Original Song for “Glory,” the title track to  the movie “Selma”.…

The academy has announced the nominees for this year’s annual Oscars award show. Chris Pine, Alfonso Cuaron, J.J. Abrams, and Academy President Cheryl Boon Isaacs made the announcementss from…

  Rapper/actor Common has has a great week. Not only is he starring in the movie Selma, playing historical figure James Bevel, he just picked…

Common releases his visual for “Glory” featuring John Legend.  The song is featured on the “Selma” soundtrack and Common and John Legend recently won an award for it at the 72nd  Golden Globes Awards.  Congrads guys and keep up the good work.

“Glory” is the first single from John Legend & Common that highlight social topics and subject matters affecting people of color. This song is featured in the movie Selma, out Friday, and the lyrics speak to the basic core values of America past & present. Please take a listen and let us know what you […]

“NewsOne Now” host Roland Martin sat down with actor/rapper Common who portrays Civil Rights activist James Bevel in the Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic “Selma.”…

John Legend teamed up with Common to make this masterpiece called Glory.  It’s one of the cuts off the soundtrack for “Selma”.  This is only a lyric video and not the real video but, it still has some very moving visuals.  Check it out!

http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/news/moving_america_news/25611 Let’s say you’ve spent a lot of time trying to be the best, and if you’re told you are the best, at some point, you’re going to believe it. Good, bad or indifferent – it’s bound to play on the human psyche.