Lonnie Rashid Lynn “Common” Bio, Wiki, Age, Never Have I Ever, Wife, Net worth, Movies, and X

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Lonnie Rashid Lynn Profile

Lonnie Rashid Lynn known by his stage name Common is an American rapper and actor. He debuted in 1992 with the album Can I Borrow a Dollar?, and gained critical acclaim with his 1994 album Resurrection.

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Age

Rashid is 51 years old as of 2023. He was born on 13th March 1972 at the Chicago Osteopathic Hospital in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood. He celebrates his birthday on the 13th of March every year.

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Height

He stands at a height of 6 feet 0 inches tall.

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Family

He son of an educator and former principal of John Hope College Preparatory High School, Mahalia Ann Hines. And former ABA basketball player turned youth counselor Lonnie Lynn. He was raised in the Calumet Heights neighborhood. Lynn’s parents divorced when he was six years old, resulting in his father moving to Denver, Colorado. This left Lynn to be raised by his mother; however, his father remained active in his life and was able to get him a job with the Chicago Bulls as a teenager. Lynn attended Florida A&M University for two years under a scholarship and majored in business administration

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Religion

He is a Christian, attending Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago. On May 4, 2019, Common served as a spring commencement speaker at the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) and after his address, was awarded an honorary DFA degree. While at FAMU, he studied in the School of Business and Industry.

Lonnie Rashid Lynn and Tiffany Haddish

Common was in a relationship with comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish from mid-2020 to November 2021. The American rapper Common and Tiffany Haddish have been together for nearly two years and still going strong. Lynn and his partner recently celebrated their first anniversary together. The lovebirds, who kept the relationship private for a few years, only confirmed they were dating in recent times.

Lonnie Rashid Lynn
Lonnie Rashid Lynn

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Daughter

He has a daughter named Omoye Assata Lynn born in 1997 from his relationship with Kim Jones.

Lonnie Rashid Lynn relationships

He has been in relationships with beautiful celebrities in the past including singer Erykah Badu (born on February 26, 1971). Actress Kerry Washington (born on January 31, 1977), tennis player Serena Williams (born on September 26, 1981), and actress Taraji P. Henson (born on September 11, 1970). He was also reported to have dated actress Regina Hall (born on December 12, 1970).

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Never Have I Ever

Chris Jackson is a suave and debonair dermatologist who works in Nalini’s building and is her former rival. Chris is an intelligent man, with a very cool and calm temperament. He has a witty sense of humor, as seen when he tries to use it to help Nalini. Jackson cares a lot about others, as seen when he is more than willing to comfort Nalini and help her when she needs it. He even gives her advice about parenting Devi. Saying sometimes it’s alright to just give in and say yes when children ask for something.

Dr. Jackson is introduced in the first episode when Devi’s mother Nalini (Poorna Jagannathan) wants to sell her client roster to him before moving to India. He works in the same building as Nalini and his medical clinic looks like a spa center. While the two have a rocky rapport, in the beginning, Nalini and Dr. Jackson soon start to develop romantic feelings for one another. Dr. Jackson enters Nalini’s life at a critical time, just as she has an important decision to make about her life with Devi.

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Music Career

Lynn began rapping in the late 1980s, while a student at Luther High School South in Chicago, when he, along with two of his friends, formed C.D.R., a rap trio that opened for acts such as N.W.A and Big Daddy Kane. When C.D.R. dissolved in 1991, Lynn began a solo career under the stage name Common Sense. After being featured in the Unsigned Hype column of The Source magazine, he debuted as a solo artist in 1992 with the single “Take It EZ”, followed by the album Can I Borrow a Dollar? With the 1994 release of Resurrection, Common Sense achieved a much larger degree of critical acclaim which extended beyond the Chicago music scene.

The album sold relatively well and received a strong positive reaction among alternative and underground hip-hop fans at the time. Resurrection was Common Sense’s last album produced almost entirely by his long-time production partner. No I.D., who would later become a mentor to a young Kanye West. In 1996, Common Sense appeared on the Red Hot Organization’s compilation CD, America Is Dying Slowly (A.I.D.S.), alongside Biz Markie, Wu-Tang Clan, and Fat Joe, among many other prominent hip-hop artists.

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Career

The CD, meant to raise awareness of the AIDS epidemic among African American men, was heralded as “a masterpiece” by The Source magazine. He would later also contribute to the Red Hot Organization’s Fela Kuti tribute album, Red Hot and Riot in 2002. He collaborated with Djelimady Tounkara on a remake of Kuti’s track, “Years of Tears and Sorrow”.

The song “I Used to Love H.E.R.” from Resurrection ignited a feud with West Coast rap group Westside Connection. The lyrics of the song criticized the path hip hop music was taking, utilizing a metaphor of a woman to convey hip hop, and were interpreted by some as directing blame towards the popularity of West Coast gangsta rap.

Westside Connection first responded with the 1995 song “Westside Slaughterhouse,” with the lyrics “Used to love H.E.R., mad cause I f*cked her”. “Westside Slaughterhouse” also mentioned Common Sense by name, prompting the rapper to respond with the scathing Pete Rock-produced attack song “The Bitch in Yoo”. Common Sense and Westside Connection continued to insult each other. And forth before finally meeting with Louis Farrakhan and setting aside their dispute. Following the popularity of Resurrection, Common Sense was sued by an Orange County-based reggae band with the same name.  And was forced to shorten its moniker to simply Common.

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Acting Career

In 2003, Common appeared on the American UPN sitcom Girlfriends. In the episode “Take This Poem and Call Me in the Morning”, he appeared as Omar. A slam poet who competes with fellow poet Sivad (played by Saul Williams) for the affection of Lynn Searcy (played by Persia White). He also had a cameo appearance on an episode of UPN’s One-on-One, where he played a drama class instructor named Darius.

He also made an appearance on the ABC show Scrubs. In 2007, Common appeared with Ryan Reynolds, Jeremy Piven, and Alicia Keys. In the crime film Smokin’ Aces, he makes his big screen debut as villainous Mob enforcer Sir Ivy. He appeared alongside Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe, The RZA, and T.I. in the 2007 crime thriller American Gangster.

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Wanted

On January 20, 2007, one week before the opening of Smokin Aces. He appeared in a Saturday Night Live sketch as himself. The show’s host was Piven, his Aces co-star. In 2007, Common played the role of Smokin’ Aces co-star Alicia Keys’s boyfriend in the music video “As You’ll Never See Me Again”. In 2008, he had a supporting role in the film adaptation of the comic book Wanted alongside Morgan Freeman and Angelina Jolie.

Common also appeared in the movie Street Kings with Keanu Reeves, Hugh Laurie, The Game, and Forest Whitaker. Common also starred in the 2010 movie Just Wright as a basketball player who falls in love with his physical therapist Queen Latifah. He appeared in the 2009 film Terminator Salvation as John Connor’s Lieutenant Barnes.

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Acting

In 2009, Common was cast as John Stewart/Green Lantern in the unproduced film Justice League: Mortal. Common starred as a corrupt cop in the 2010 comedy Date Night with Steve Carell and Tina Fey. He was also featured in the role of deployed soldier Chino in 2011’s New Year’s Eve. The husband of Halle Berry’s character, Nurse Aimee. He was part of the ensemble cast of AMC’s Hell on Wheels.

One of the lead characters, Elam Ferguson, a recently freed slave trying to find his place in the world. In 2013, Common played the role of Agent Evans, an FBI agent in Now You See Me along with Mark Ruffalo. Jesse Eisenberg, Woody Harrelson, Isla Fisher, and Dave Franco. In the 2014 film Selma, for which he also co-wrote the Oscar-winning song “Glory”. Common co-starred as 1960s civil rights movement leader James Bevel. In 2015, he played a hitman in Run All Night. Common appeared as a gangster in the 2016 film Suicide Squad, directed by David Ayer and part of the DC Extended Universe.

Lonnie Rashid Lynn NBC TV

In December 2015, Common appeared in the NBC TV special The Wiz Live!, as the Bouncer guarding the Emerald City. Furthermore, in 2016, he co-starred in the film Barbershop: The Next Cut, alongside former rival Ice Cube.  In February 2017, he appeared alongside Keanu Reeves again, this time as professional hitman/bodyguard Cassian in John Wick: Chapter 2. In August 2017, Common began voicing Kiburi the crocodile in Disney Junior’s The Lion Guard. Common played opposite Mary Elizabeth Winstead in Eva Vives’s debut feature.

All About Nina, which had its world premiere at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. It was a major, breakout role for which he has received much critical acclaim. Variety’s Peter Debruge called his performance “easily the strongest of the half-dozen supporting roles he’s had this year”. That same year, he appeared as Rear Admiral John Fisk in the action thriller film Hunter Killer. In 2018, Common starred in the film adaptation of The Hate U Give, playing Starr’s uncle Carlos. A black police officer is forced to defend his colleague who is involved in the shooting of a black teen.

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Movies and TV Shows

Brown sugar as Himself.
American Gangster as Turner Lucas.
Street Kings as Imposter Coasts.
Terminator Salvation as Barnes.
Date Night as Detective Collins.
Now You See me as Agent Evans.
Selman as James Bevel.
Girlfriends as Omar.
Wild ‘n Out as Himself.
Single ladies as Mayor Howard.
The Chi as Rafiq.

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Net Worth

Rashid has an estimated annual Net Worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as a rapper and actor.

Lonnie Rashid Lynn Social Media Platforms

Rashid is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 5.4 million followers on Twitter, 3.9 million followers on Instagram, and 3.6 million followers on Facebook.


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