In addition to hitting the red carpet together, Rye wrote a lengthy and very sweet congratulatory message to the multi-talented entertainer on Instagram.“Super proud of this guy for having a big #EGO, which is not to be confused with a big ego.If that sounds like a match made in heaven for the famously politically-attuned rapper, that's probably because it is.Rumors of a potential Common-Rye pairing began to circulate last September, after the two were spotted looking particularly smitten during the 2017 Creative Arts Emmys' red carpet.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 best-of album, Thisisme Then: The Best of Common, was released on November 27, 2007.“Yes, there’s definitely a connection with Angela Rye. Just because you’re conscious and aware don’t mean you got to not have fun.
The Oscar-winning rapper recently shared with Sirius XM’s Bevy Smith that he and Rye are the real thing and that he’s a lucky man to have locked down the hard-working activist. She’s obviously is about the mission and about the people…and maintained a significant underground following into the late 1990s, after which he gained notable mainstream success through his work with the Soulquarians.In 2011, Common launched Think Common Entertainment, his own record label imprint, and, in the past, has released music under various other labels such as Relativity, Geffen and GOOD Music, among others.“I haven’t even talked to Regina King in a little while.I seen her somewhere, but um nah, that’s not true.”“Um, probably Serena. During an interview with The Rickey Smiley Show, Common addressed those rumors.