Common To Rap For Obama

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October 27, 2010 | 2:20pm EST

U.S. President Barack Obama has enlisted the help of Common for an upcoming political rally in the rapper’s home city of Chicago, Illinois.
The politician will host an event in his former senatorial seat on Saturday ahead of the upcoming local elections and the hip-hop star will take to the stage to help drum up support for Obama’s Democrats.

The rally in the city’s Hyde Park and Midway Plaisance Park will be free to the public, according to