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Divus Julius presents: Common

Common is one of the most renowned MCs in the history of hip-hop. Since the young South Side rapper released his stellar debut, Can I Borrow A Dollar?, in 1992, the man born Lonnie Corant Jaman Shuka Rashid Lynn, has curated an immense discography of experimental, uplifting albums and a plethora of head-nodding, thought-provoking singles that makes the best Common songs essential for hip-hop heads everywhere.

After announcing that his new album ‘A Beautiful Revolution Pt. 2’ will be landing on 10th September, Common appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to reveal new single ‘When We Move’, featuring Black Thought and Seun Kuti.

Best Covers: James Blake “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”

James Blake appeared on the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to do a bare-bones, piano-and-vocal cover of “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” (made famous by Roberta Flack), and he also released a studio version and announced that it will appear on his new Covers EP, due December 11 via Polydor.

Best Covers: Brendon Urie “Under Pressure”

Panic! At The Disco’s Brendon Urie joined The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon for a cover of the Queen and David Bowie classic “Under Pressure” from the safety of their homes.

Urie and Fallon performed the hit backed by The Roots – some of whom played household items like pots, glasses and a toaster.

“Under Pressure” was released in 1981 and included on Queen’s 1982 album Hot Space. The song’s bass line was sampled on Vanilla Ice’s 1990 hit “Ice Ice Baby.”