Rapper Common, 48, Lost Dad to Prostate Cancer in 2014 & Has Said: “His Words Always Make Me Strive to Achieve Higher”

Updated January 19th, 2023

Rapper Common, 48, Lost Dad to Prostate Cancer in 2014 & Has Said: “His Words Always Make Me Strive to Achieve Higher”

Recently named a "Sexiest Man of 2020" by People magazine, the rapper reflects on losing his father to prostate cancer in 2014.

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