All About Common's Dating History - Details!

With a nearly three-decade-long career in the entertainment industry, Common has had many chances to interact with both up-and-coming musicians and well-known celebrities from around the world.

Scroll down to know about the details of Common’s dating history.

Common And Erykah Badu

In a recent interview with People, Common referred to his relationship with Erykah Badu as “my first love, where you’re just open and floating.”

It’s said that the famous R&B singer and the rapper began dating around 2000. Over the course of their two-year relationship, they even co-wrote the popular song “Love of My Life (An Ode to Hip-Hop),” which became a smash. The song is also used in the romance comedy Brown Sugar from 2002.

All About Common's Dating History - Details!

“I was perhaps 27 or 28 when we broke up. I was just going through the motions and was in a fog. Eating was challenging, “Telling People, Common.

The rapper cited the main cause of their breakup as “the relationship just didn’t go forward,” saying it wasn’t her fault.

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Common And Taraji P. Henson

In October 2005, Common and Taraji P. Henson began dating. They were together for two years. Unluckily for admirers, they hardly ever discussed their romance in public. In response to questions from Yahoo in 2011, Taraji was ever-so-reticent to confirm that they were truly dating.

Common and Taraji P. Henson

She dispelled several nasty allegations about her and Drake in the same interview, saying that he is too young for her tastes.

Common And Serena Williams 

Between 2007 and 2010, Serena and Common had an on-and-off relationship. Throughout this time, they made very few public appearances together in an effort to keep their relationship as discreet as possible. They also declined to talk about it in interviews.

They said their goodbyes amicably.

In a prior appearance on The Meredith Vieira Show, Common said, “Not every ex-girlfriend are we still but with some I am and […] it was […] a mutual breakup but she initiated it.”


Even while you don’t talk to every ex on a daily basis, Common continued, you still respect, love, and care about them and want the best for them.

Common And Angela Rye

In the summer of 2017, Common and Angela Rye began seeing each other. After breaking up in March 2018, they reconciled in August 2019. After learning they had completely different life objectives a few months later, they made the decision to call it quits.

In a previous episode of On One With Angela Rye, Angela stated, “We had been talking about ‘let’s see where things go’ for probably two months because I’m leaning towards ‘I want kids’ and he was leaning towards ‘I don’t know,’ and I think when somebody tells you they don’t know they don’t really want that, they just want to hurt you.

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Tiffany Haddish and Common

On the set of the 2019 movie Kitchen, Tiffany Haddish and Common first connected and became friends. In April, they had a virtual date and started to fall in love with one another.

Tiffany Haddish and Common

During an appearance on Live with Kelly and Ryan, the Terminator Salvation actor referred to Haddish as a “great woman, queen, and a lovely person.” He expressed his concern for her and his gratitude for her presence in his life. Later, he said on the Every Day podcast that Haddish had helped him grow as a person.

They had lately broken up, according to a source. They are too busy for a genuine relationship, according to the insider, and they never stay in the same place together.


By Dinky Baweja

Dinky is a writer and journalist who is enthralled by the entertainment industry in all of its forms. She has a master's degree in mass communication and lives in the Rocky Mountains with her husband, a perfectly behaved dog, and a child who never stops asking questions. Dinky is working as a writer, content manager, and editor at, where she has over 4 years of expertise.

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