Common is still on cloud nine since winning an Academy Award for his song “Glory” with John Legend. The song from the film Selma won “Best Original Song” and Common couldn’t be more excited. HipHollywood sat down with the Chicago native for his new film Run All Night, and found out just where he’s keeping his new award.
“It’s in my front room in my home in LA,” gushed the 42 year-old rapper turned actor. “And whenever I go downstairs I see it and sometimes I peak around the corner just to look and sometimes I don’t I’m like let me not get too big headed.”
Common who is doing press rounds for his latest film Run All Night opposite Liam Neeson, Ed Harris and Joel Kinnaman, also told us what he believes his win means for Hip Hop. Check it out in the video above. Run All Night is in theaters March 13th.