Lonnie Lynn
American basketball player
Lonnie Lynn
Lonnie Lynn, nicknamed "Pops", is a retired American basketball player. At 6'7" and 215 lb, he was a forward and played basketball at DuSable High School on Chicago's south side before moving on to Wilberforce University and Upper Iowa University. Lynn was drafted by the St. Louis Hawks in the 12th round of the 1966 NBA Draft and later played one season for the Pittsburgh Pipers of the American Basketball Association in 1969–70, averaging 5.0 points and 5.0 rebounds per game.
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Common to star in 'John Wick' sequel
Chicago Times - over 1 year
Add another line to Common's growing acting resume. The Chicago rapper-turned-actor will star as a villain in the Keanu Reeves flick "John Wick 2," The Hollywood Reporter reported Monday. Common, who was born Lonnie Lynn Jr. and grew up on the South Side, will play head of security for a female...
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Connie Lynn “Mamal” Tygart
Bolivar Mo News - over 3 years
Graveside service: Monday, Sept. 30, at Pleasant Ridge Cemetery at Aldrich, under the direction of the Butler Funeral Home of Bolivar.
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Pay Yo Bills: Common Faces Foreclosure On Chi-Town Apartment
Bossip - over 4 years
One day it will all make sense… why Common hasn’t paid his mortgage. Or at least we hope so! Via TMZ reports: Mortgage payments are allegedly an uncommon practice for rapper Common … who is now in danger of having his Chicago apartment foreclosed on because he allegedly hasn’t paid his mortgage since March. According to legal docs,Common (real name Lonnie Lynn) and his manager, Derek Dudley, got a mortgage for a condo back in 2008. But Bank of America claims … beginning in March, the duo stopped making the monthly, $2,285 mortgage payments. So now BOA is getting tough, filing foreclosure docs. The Bank wants to sell the property, and recoup the amount of the mortgage, plus interest and penalties, which total $345,389 … and 52 cents. Calls to Common’s rep were not returned. Common is a successful rapper and actor, we hope this is just a case of him forgetting to pay bills and not a “nah bruh, I ain’t got it this month” type of situation. Either way, pay yo bills Comm ...
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MILLER v. STATE - Leagle.com
Google News - over 5 years
This is a no-merit appeal from the revocation of appellant Lonnie Lynn Miller's suspended imposition of sentence wherein he was sentenced to ten years' imprisonment in the Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC). Appellant's counsel has filed a motion
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Jon Stewart, Bill O'Reilly Debate Common - SB Nation Chicago
Google News - almost 6 years
"It was amazing, incredible," said Common. "I'll always remember that." Common's dad, Lonnie Lynn Sr., played basketball at DuSable High School on Chicago's south side and was later drafted into the NBA and played in the ABA
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Common and the White House: What The Anthology of Rap suggests about the flap - Westword (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Common has strong ties to Denver through his dad, former Denver pro basketball player Lonnie Lynn; read more in this 1995 Westword father-and-son interview, when the man born Rashid Lynn was still known as Common Sense. Since then, Common has earned a
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A little bit of Common Sense - The Moderate Voice
Google News - almost 6 years
... and only look at Common's work on the surface then I guess it is easy to label him as 'vile' and a 'thug', but for any hip-hop head, anyone who has actually listened to a Common album, that description of Common, aka Lonnie Lynn, is hilarious
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Palin Slams 'Bush Burn' Rapper's Invite to White House - NewsMax.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Common — real name Lonnie Lynn Jr. — is expected to participate in rap workshops with children in the afternoon before the evening event. During a 2007 HBO show “Def Poetry,” Common rapped a song called “A Letter to the Law,” which included lines
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2003 Grammy Award Winners
NYTimes - almost 14 years
These are the winners of the 2003 Grammy Awards, presented by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences on Sunday night at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan: Single of the Year: ''Don't Know Why,'' Norah Jones Album: ''Come Away With Me,'' Norah Jones Song of the Year: ''Don't Know Why,'' Jesse Harris, songwriter; Norah Jones New Artist:
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The 2003 Grammy Award Winners
NYTimes - almost 14 years
Single of the Year: ''Don't Know Why,'' Norah Jones Album: ''Come Away With Me,'' Norah Jones Song of the Year: ''Don't Know Why,'' Jesse Harris, songwriter; Norah Jones New Artist: Norah Jones Female Pop Vocalist: Norah Jones, ''Don't Know Why'' Male Pop Vocalist: John Mayer, ''Your Body Is a Wonderland'' Pop Vocal Duo or Group: No Doubt, ''Hey
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Lonnie Lynn
    TWENTIES
  • 1966
    Age 22
    Lynn was drafted by the St. Louis Hawks in the 12th round of the 1966 NBA Draft and later played one season for the Pittsburgh Pipers of the American Basketball Association in 1969–70, averaging 5. points and 5. rebounds per game.
    More Details Hide Details Once known to Chicagoans for his play at DuSable High School, Lonnie Lynn has gathered a following in the rap world. Father of hip hop artist Common, Lynn performed on several of his son's albums. On record, Lynn shares opinions, experiences and wisdom to a younger hip hop audience in spoken word poetry format. Many of these appearances, in particular "Pops Rap" on Resurrection, feature Lynn discussing the hippie ideals that have found their way into hip hop culture. In an article for National Public Radio, journalist Robert Siegel wrote of Lonnie "Pops" Lynn: Lonnie "Pops" Lynn is the father of the rapper Common, and a regular contributor to his son's albums. Lynn's spoken poetry graces the last song on each CD. Although he was reared in Chicago, Lynn was greatly affected by visits to the south during his youth and the brutal murder of Emmett Till, a fellow Chicagoan.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1943
    Born
    Born in 1943.
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