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Celebrating American hip hop star Common; Plus Harry Melling

Yvonne Williams

We celebrate one of Hip Hop’s finest Common alongside Harry Melling, this day March 13;

Common

Celebrating American hip hop star Common; Plus Harry Melling

Born Lonnie Lynn but better known by the name Common, this popular rapper and actor who first rose to prominence in the 1990’s with the release of his debut album Can I Borrow A Dollar? He also became an actor with roles in the AMC western television series Hell on Wheels and in such movies as Smokin’ Aces, American Gangster, Terminator Salvation and Suicide Squad.

Earlier on in his career he was known with the stage name Common Sense. In 2003, he won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Song for “Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop)” and in 2015, he won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for his composition “Glory” with John Legend for the film Selma.

The singer released his latest  track Black America Again in 2016.

Common has dated singer Erykah Badu, actress and singer Taraji P. Henson, and tennis player Serena Williams. He has a daughter named Omoye.

The superstar turns 45.

Harry Melling

Celebrating American hip hop star Common; Plus Harry Melling


English film actor who became known for his role as bully Dudley Dursley in the Harry Potter film franchise. As a theater actor, he has played roles in King Lear and Women Beware Women.
He had recurring roles on Britain’s Garrow’s Law and Just William.

He acted in the series The Musketeers in 2016.

Harry turns 28.

Happy Birthday!

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