Curious Conversations


Making an Impact by Being Authentic

Being true to yourself can help change the world–just ask Common. In this conversation, hip hop recording artist and actor Common shares what inspired him to gravitate towards the music industry and how being authentic and original helped him make a meaningful impact in the world.

Common, Lyricist, Actor, and Entertainment Icon

Common is a hip hop artist, actor, and film producer from Chicago. Common won his first Grammy award for "Love of My Life" with Erykah Badu in 2003, and his second Grammy for "Southside" with Kanye West in 2007. Recently in 2015, Common won a Golden Globe and Academy Award for his song "Glory" with John Legend in the film Selma. Common's acting roles include parts in Smokin' Aces, American Gangster, and Date Night, as well as many others.

Curious Conversations, intimate live discussions

Curious Conversations are meant to spark curiosity and fulfill the thirst for knowledge. Thought leaders, experts, and some of the world’s most interesting people join us for engaging discussions. The conversations are filmed in front of a studio audience in the heart of Silicon Valley and broadcast live around the world.

Conversations aren’t one-sided lectures. They are interactive. Anyone, anywhere can ask questions and have them answered on air.

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