Common, the rapper of the era, has been beatboxing his way down his love lane since college, and it continues. He made his debut in 1992 with Can I Borrow A Dollar. Since then, a lot of celebrating is crushing on him, and in 2000 the rapper fell in love for the first time with an iconic R&B singer Erykah Badu. They stayed collectively for two years, during which they even cooperated on a hit song, “Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop).” The record is also in the 2002 romantic comedy Brown Sugar.
The couple ended their relationship when Common was in his late 20’s. In one of his interviews, he stated the reason for her breakup was his and her personal growth. He said. “She made me the person I am today, and who am I to take her personal space from her. And if we don’t stay the person we are meant to be, what is the point of the beautiful thing we had.”
Common has always been a gentleman, and this interview double-checks it. Whatever history they both share still breathes in the song “Love of My Life,” and they both proved that not all breakups are ugly.
Common With Taraji 2005
In 2005 Common moved on and again fell in love with the Empire star “Taraji P. Henson.” However, they rarely ever addressed their relationship in a public position. When pressed for statements in a 2011 interview with Yahoo, Taraji was ever-so reluctant to admit that they were, indeed, in a relationship.
In the same conversation, she also squashed some vicious rumors about her and Drake. To that, she replied that Drake is too young for her taste.
Common With Serena 2007-2010
Just after splitting up with Taraji, Common got into a relationship with Serena Williams. The couple attended any award functions together. Even common was seen cheering Serena in her games. The couple was together for around 2007-2010. And they were still in touch with each other even after parting ways. In one of his interviews, he said, “Not every ex is a heartbreaker at times you respect a person for their presence, and you still share that comfort zone even after parting ways. You can be vulnerable in front of that person without even thinking about it; Without the fear of getting judged. People need more relationships like these.”
It has been more than 10 years since their relation, but still Serena and Common are friends, and they support each other like they used to do when they were together.
Common With Angela Rye
Common and Angela Rye stepped into a relationship in the summer of 2017. However, They ended it in March 2018, only to rekindle the spark in August 2019. They wished to end it a few months later after understanding that they had very different life goals.
Angela made a statement in a previous episode of On One With Angela Rye. That “We had been chatting probably for two months about ‘let’s see where things go’ because I’m inclining towards ‘I want kids,’ and he was drifting towards ‘I don’t know,’ and I think when notable tells you they don’t know they don’t really want that, they just don’t want to hurt you.”
Common’s Quarantine Relationship
Like any Hollywood couple, things started firing up between the two on-screen before they finally took things off-screen. Haddish and Common first met on The Kitchen set, a crime movie set in the late 1970s where she was one of the lead actresses, and he was playing the role of her love interest. Ruby O’Carroll is the companion of an Irish mobster who needs to take over crime services in New York’s Hell’s Kitchen, tracing the step of their husband’s capture by the FBI, and Common’s personality Gary Silvers is an FBI agent who’s investigating O’Carroll down.
Haddish revealed that she is using Bumble, and then she gave a statement that she had been talking to Common and spending time with each other.. like he comes to play spades with my friends and me and stuff,” she added to her statement that she mentioned it to him. At this point, their friendship turning into something else, but not quite ’cause COVID happened and, we’re like isolated.” She described to him how the soon-to-be couple could help out frontline operators and kids by working with Bumble, and he was more than on provisions with the program.
However, Common stepped into 2021 as a single man. No one ones what happened between the couple, but right now, Common is Single.