Common Won’t Let Kanye West’s Slavery Comment Distract Him

Common Won't Let Kanye West's Slavery Comment Distract Him

Los Angeles, CA – Common and Kanye West’s friendship stretches back years. West produced two albums for Common — 2005’s Be and it’s 2007’s Finding Forever — and they’ve remained close ever since.

Like any loyal friend, the actor/MC/activist isn’t letting ‘Ye’s inflammatory comments about slavery break their relationship. On Friday (May 4), TMZ caught up with Common as he was leaving the Equinox in Los Angeles where he said there are more important things to worry about.

“There’s a lot going on in the world — black women being dragged out The Waffle House, black people being shot down in the street,” he…