Common can now add the “Dr.” title to his name as the Chicago rapper received his honorary doctorate of humane letters from Winston-Salem State University this past weekend. Common gave a speech to the other graduates and guests in addition to performing his Oscar-Award winning hit “Glory” at the end of the ceremony. Congratulations to Common on another huge accomplishment!
Congrats to the 2015 graduates of #WSSU #Progress Thanx for the Honorary Doctorate! Dr. Lynn has a nice sound to it. #ImGeeked #WonderfulDay #HBCU A video posted by Common (@common) on
You can now officially refer to Common as Dr. Common! This past weekend the Chicago MC received his honorary doctorate degree from Winston-Salem State University. Watch footage of Common at his graduation ceremony inside.