ALBERTA DATES CONFIRMED
LIVE IN EDMONTON, AB. JULY 29TH and CALGARY, AB JULY 30TH 2011.
CALGARY, June 24, 2011 /CNW/ - PDP Entertainment set to announce
rapper/actor, Common, live in concert, for the first time in Edmonton,
on Friday July 29th, 2011 at the Edmonton Events Centre and in Calgary,
on Saturday July 30th, 2011 at Flames Central. Tickets go on sale Monday June 27th. Ticket
Common (previously Common Sense), is a Grammy award winning rapper,
author and actor known for lyrics that focus on love and spirituality.
Signed to Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music, many people describe him as
being a conscious hip-hop artist who makes songs that send a message.
He debuted in 1992 with the album Can I Borrow a Dollar? and maintained
a significant underground following into the late 90s, after which he
gained notable mainstream success through his work with the
Common's first major label album, Like Water for Chocolate, received
widespread critical acclaim and tremendous commercial success. His
first Grammy award was in 2003 for Best R&B Song for "Love of My Life
(An Ode to Hip-Hop)" with Erykah Badu. Its popularity was matched by
May 2005's Be, which was nominated in the 2006 Grammy Awards for Best
Rap Album. Common was awarded his second Grammy for Best Rap
Performance by a Duo or Group, for "Southside" (featuring Kanye West),
from his July 2007 album Finding Forever. His next album, The Dreamer,
The Believer is scheduled to be released later this year
Common has also initiated a burgeoning acting career, starring in
significant roles in such films as Smokin' Aces, Street Kings, American
Gangster, Wanted, Terminator Salvation, Date Night, and Just Wright.
PDP Entertainment Group is a Canadian based concert and major event
productions company that produces and promotes concerts and festivals
around the world.
For further information on COMMON or PDP Entertainment, please visit www.thinkcommon.com or www.pdpent.com
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