Common's Description of Black Women Will Move You to Tears

BURBANK, CALIFORNIA - APRIL 09:  Rapper/actor Common speaks onstage during the 2016 MTV Movie Awards at Warner Bros. Studios on April 9, 2016 in Burbank, California.  MTV Movie Awards airs April 10, 2016 at 8pm ET/PT.  (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for MTV)

Common's Description of Black Women Will Move You to Tears

He knows the beauty that comes from the struggle.

Published November 5, 2016

A quick browse through his dating history proves that Common loves him some Black women, but the Oscar winner (who was recently rumored to be linked with Regina Hall) wants to sing it from the rooftops.

In a Facebook Live interview with Hello Beautiful, the Barbershop 3 star made it clear that, for him, sisters are more than just arm candy — they're to be adored, admired and respected. He also adds that it's the duty of every Black man to put them on a pedestal.

“110%, 360 degrees of my being is Black women,” he said. “It’s a strength in Black women that I really love. Black women have been through so much. It’s in their DNA, in the spirit of the Black women. It’s a beauty that comes in all these different colors and shapes.”

The actor/rapper goes on to talk about his new album. “It really means the things that Black people have been through in this country has been going on for years. The injustices, come of the pain some of the struggle,” Common said discussing the title of the album. "It’s called Black America Again because of that cycle is repeating itself. But, it also comes because we are writing a new story now.”

Could we love him any more?

Written by Evelyn Diaz

(Photo: Emma McIntyre/Getty Images for MTV)


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