Common

Common speaks at Wash. U.

It’s not common for a hip-hop sensation to address the Wash. U. student body. But on Monday afternoon, Grammy Award-winning rapper Common spoke to a packed Graham Chapel as part of the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium hosted by the Association of Black Students. Common opened with a rap tailored for Wash. U.: “Yeah, you know what? Yo, I came to rock you. I’m looking at my people out here at Wash. U.

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Hip-hop artist Common to give lecture honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

[media-credit name=" " align="alignright" width="250"][/media-credit] Hip-hop artist and actor Common will give the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Lecture at 7 p.m. Monday in Graham Chapel. The Martin Luther King Jr. lecture is an annual event sponsored by the Association of Black Students.

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