Common On His Visit to the White House, Obama, Fox News, etc (Video)

blame it on Shake October 24, 2011

Exclusive in-depth interview with Common on the set of his new video Blue Sky. In part 2, Common talks to Nick Huff Barili about his new book “One Day It Will All Make Sense”. Topics in this interview include his relationship with his mother, being ready to embrace role as a leader and his historic trip to the White House to perform for the Obama’s. Common shares the story of that day, which began with him at a plantation doing research for one of his new roles as a freed slave, to then performing his poetry for the first black president at the white house, to then getting vilified by Fox News.

The Dreamer, The Believer drops this December.