Common is bringing his "Let Love" tour to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, July 20th at 7:30pm.
Witness Common live in an unforgettable evening of new music, greatest hits and celebrated fan favorites.
The first rapper to ever win a Grammy, Oscar and an Emmy, critically acclaimed artist Common has secured himself as a prominent figure in the entertainment industry. With three Grammy Awards and 11 studio albums, Common has expanded his talent into film acting, recently featured in hit 2019 films including “Eve,” starring Jessica Chastain and Colin Farrell, “The Kitchen” starring Melissa McCarthy and Elisabeth Moss, and “The Informer” with Rosamund Pike. Common just published his highly anticipated second book, “Let Love Have the Last Word,” sharing a powerful account of his inspiring life journey.
His numerous film credits include starring in the acclaimed, Oscar-nominated film “Selma.” Alongside John Legend, he won the Academy Award and Golden Globe for “Best Original Song in a Motion Picture” for “Glory” that was featured in the film. Common further earned an Emmy for “Best Music and Lyrics” for his single “Letter to the Free,” the end-title track of Oscar-nominated documentary “13th.”
Common also starred opposite Keanu Reeves in blockbuster action film “John Wick: Chapter 2.” He further appeared in the hugely popular Warner Bros. movie “Suicide Squad,” which broke box-office records both domestically and around the world.
This show will feature a powerhouse performance by support artist Nicole Bus, an internationally celebrated vocalist and multi-instrumentalist. Hailed for her robust vocals and worldly musical influences, Bus performs across the globe with her groundbreaking blend of musical styles, spanning reggae, jazz, R&B and soul. The winner of numerous music competitions, Bus recently signed with entertainment titan Roc Nation.