COMMON AUSTRALIAN TOUR Currently starring in the smash hit movie "Date Night" alongside Tina Fey and Steve Carrell, Common says "I'm so excited to be reconnecting with my fans in Australia. This tour has been long overdue and I can't wait to deliver a Hip Hop experience they will never forget".
Common rose to prominence as one of hip-hops most poetic and respected lyricists having recorded over 8 albums: "Can I Borrow A Dollar?", "Resurrection", "One Day It'll All Make Sense", "Like Water For Chocolate", and "Electric Circus" to name a few. In 2004, he partnered with Chicago native and rap music megastar Kanye West to produce "Be", which went on to garner four Grammy Award Nominations. Since his last visit to Australia, Common has been working non-stop recording albums and touring. Common released his seventh album "Finding Forever", which debuted at #1 on the US Billboard 200 Album Chart and earned a Grammy, the music industry's most prestigious award. In addition to his musical success, he's given back through is charity, "Common Ground Foundation", written three children's Hip Hop books, and appeared on the silver screen to critical acclaim.
In January 2007, he made his acting debut co-starring opposite Jeremy Piven and Ben Affleck in "Smoking Aces", and since then he has been steadily adding to his acting resume in star studded films including "American Gangster" with Denzel Washington, "Street Kings" opposite Keanu Reeves and Forrest Whitaker, "Wanted" opposite Angelina Jolie and Morgan Freeman and "Terminator Salvation" with Christian Bale. Currently, Common is starring in the smash hit comedy "Date Night" with Steve Carrell and Tina Fey, and he also stars in the upcoming comedy "Just Right" with Queen Latifah, premiering in the US on May 14, 2010. Furthermore, Common is the face of the new Diesel men's fragrance "Only The Brave". He has also partnered with Microsoft on their Softwear clothing line, has appeared in advertising campaigns for GAP, and even has his own hat line entitled SOJI.
TOUR DATES & TICKET DETAILS
Friday June 11th - SYDNEY, The Forum Tickets from Moshtix www.moshtix.com.au 1300 438 849
Saturday June 12th - MELBOURNE, Prince Bandroom Tickets from Moshtix www.moshtix.com.au 1300 438 849
Sunday June 13th - BRISBANE, Mystique Tickets from Moshtix www.moshtix.com.au 1300 438 849
Friday June 18th - PERTH, Metro City Tickets from Moshtix www.moshtix.com.au 1300 438 849