Need to Know: Common at the Venue at Horseshoe Casino
BY Molly Each
Though he counts actor, producer, writer, model, clothing designer, activist and philanthropist among his list of accomplishments, Common first made his mark in the world as a rapper, garnering a slew of awards for his poetic rhymes and smooth beats. Catch the Chicago native as he takes a break from his myriad projects — including work on his upcoming album — and returns to his roots for a concert at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino. Up-and-coming singer/songwriter ZZ Ward opens. Tickets start at $40. 777 Casino Center, Hammond, Ind.; Horseshoehammond.com.