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Barbershop: The Next Cut Cast on Using Humor to Address the Gun and Gang Violence That Has Touched Their Lives

Barbershop: The Next Cut Cast on Using Humor to Address the Gun and Gang Violence That Has Touched Their Lives

Originally posted 04/12/2016 03:00PM

Barbershop: The Next Cut is billed as a comedy, but it's also a film that touches on the threat of violence in urban communities – an issue that's personal to many who worked on the film.

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Their Rap Beef Long Settled, Ice Cube and Common Talk Finding New Respect for One Another While Filming Barbershop: The Next Cut

Their Rap Beef Long Settled, Ice Cube and Common Talk Finding New Respect for One Another While Filming Barbershop: The Next Cut

Originally posted 04/12/2016 12:15PM

More than 20 years after Common and Ice Cube clashed in a historic rap beef, the two legends found themselves costars in Barbershop: The Next Cut – and used the experience to once and for all put aside any differences.

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PHOTOS: Behind-the-Scenes at the Grammys with Common

PHOTOS: Behind-the-Scenes at the Grammys with Common

Originally posted 02/16/2016 11:00AM

The rapper – who snagged a Grammy on Monday night – takes PEOPLE along for his big evening out

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Who Knew They Were Friends? Laura Dern and Common Grab Dinner Together in Beverly Hills

Who Knew They Were Friends? Laura Dern and Common Grab Dinner Together in Beverly Hills

Originally posted 01/17/2016 10:40AM

Common beat the hump day blues with actress Laura Dern on Wednesday.

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Chicago Hip Hop Artists – Including Common – Band Together to Fight Gun Violence

Originally posted 11/27/2015 10:15AM

Music has often been blamed for glorifying and inciting gun violence – but can it inspire people to put the guns down, as well?

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Beyoncé and Michelle Obama Share a Hug – Plus 4 Other Must-See Moments from the Global Citizen Festival

Originally posted 09/27/2015 10:50AM

There was so much star power at Saturday's Global Citizen Festival in New York City, you just might have been able to see it from space.

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Usher, Connie Britton, Laverne Cox, Sophia Bush and More Added to All-Star Global CitizenFestival Lineup

Usher, Connie Britton, Laverne Cox, Sophia Bush and More Added to All-Star Global CitizenFestival Lineup

Originally posted 09/16/2015 07:00AM

This year's Global Citizen Festival just keeps getting starrier.

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Ryan Seacrest to Be Joined by David Beckham, Lea Michele, Kellie Pickler and More on Knock Knock Live

Originally posted 07/07/2015 02:45PM

[YOUTUBE "qLHuFdIPFpQ"] Ryan Seacrest may be one of the hardest-working men in show business, but he knows that many hands make light work, so he's enlisted plenty of fellow familiar faces for his latest hosting gig.

PEOPLE can exclusively reveal that the American Idol host will be joined by Kellie Pickler, Adrienne Bailon, Ross Mathews, Jordan "Shorty" Johnson and TV/radio personality Chuey Martinez as co-hosts on Knock Knock Live.

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Is This the Best Cast Ever? Common Joins Suicide Squad

Common Joins Cast of Suicide Squad

Originally posted 04/23/2015 01:05AM

The ever-growing cast list for the upcoming DC Comics film Suicide Squad just got an addition – and he's an Oscar-winner to boot: Common.

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