Common is an American hip hop musician with a net worth of $35 million. He was born named Lonnie Rashied Lynn, Jr. and after he grown up and started his career in the music business, he changed his name became Common. Common became popular and recognized by people by realizing his first major album titled Like Water for Chocolate. He was born in Chicago, Illinois before he moved to Denver, Colorado in the age six with her mother, where her mother raised him there.
In the musical business, especially in the rap underground, Common is the famous and influential name, Common or originally named Common Sense in the 90’s rap’s underground scene was an influential figure, Common Sense keeping the sophisticated lyrical technique and mixing syncopations of jazz-rap alive in the music. This is a new innovation at that time, while every rapper became popular and commercial and obliterated everything in its path. So his music, literate, nimbly performed rhymes, intelligent and political consciousness he rose at that time didn’t fit with the fashion and trend.
But that was the main point, he raised a new innovation and finally he won a devoted cult audience to his performances. By that chances and promotions, Common recognized by people, especially rappers around in America since he has created a new creative force and his albums praised by many critics and finally made his way to the major label, so he could be recognized by the world. After he made his debut in the major, and his first major debut album was very successful in the market, slowly he found his career, besides in the musical business, he also appeared in the movies, there are many movies which Common played a role, those movies are Smokin’ Aces (2007) and Wanted (2008) where he played a role with Morgan Freeman and Angelina Jolie.