When was Common born? Common was born on March 13.
Lonnie Rashid Lynn aka Common was born in Chicago in 1972. His father was a professional basketball player in the ABA and his mother was a school administrator. He debuted as a rapper, then Common Sense, in 2992. He gained a following and met with mainstream success and went on to become a Grammy Award-winning artist.
In the past, he's been linked with J-Dilla, Kanye West, Erykah Badu, Black Star, The Roots, Jill Scott, and others. In addition to rapping, he's a professional actor. He's a father and activist, having worked with Barak Obama's White House.