Common is more of a hip hop artist and an indie one at that, so you may see suburban whites or hipsters that like him. I booked him in 1996 and I think he was called common sense back then or maybe it was his album name. I remember there was a lot of confusion when it came to contracts.
I get more angry when I see white wankstas blasting Yin Yang Twins or some other no talent hack. There is a movie named HAVOC that captures what I am talking about...Plus Anne Hathaway has a nude scene.
Most of the rappers today have street cred, but little to no talent. Pretty much every show is 5 $$$$as talking in a mic.
Note: I do not think Too Short has any talent, but I am still probably going to go just to see B.J. Betty performed live.
I remember when Common was called Common Sense. Seemed like he dropped the Sense part when he started to become bigger than a local rapper.
And thanks for reminding me about that movie. I was up late one night flipping channels and saw Anne Hathaway dressed up like a hoodrat and I was thinking, "what the hell is this?!" I watched for a little bit and the movie did seem interesting but then her nude scene came on...wow. I made a mental note to buy that movie on DVD (which I quickly forgot). LOL