News: Common to Release Autobiography “One Day It’ll All Make Sense” Next Month


Rapper/Actor Common, whose real name is Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. will release his autobiography, “One Day It’ll All Make Sense,” September 13th via publishing company, Atria Books.

The 320-page “magnificent memoir” as stated by Author/Poet, Maya Angelou, is co-authored with former New York State Assemblyman, Adam Bradley.

According to, the tell-all piece explains “what is was like for a boy with big dreams growing up on the South Side of Chicago”. Here’s a brief excerpt summary of what to expect:

He [Common] reveals how he almost quit rapping after his first album, Can I Borrow a Dollar?, sold only two thousand copies. He recounts his rise to stardom, giving a behind-the-scenes look into the recording studios, concerts, movie sets, and after-parties of a hip-hop celebrity and movie star. He reflects on his controversial invitation to perform at the White House, a story that grabbed international headlines. And he talks about the challenges of balancing fame, love, and fatherhood.”

The memoir is already available for pre-order through both in a hardcover or kindle edition. Order your copy today!