Rupert Common is a singer-songwriter, Hip-Hop MC, and a dancer. He has performed at the Vancouver Poetry Slam finals, The Canadian Festival of spoken-word, the "End of the Week" MC challenge (Canada finals), The Verses Festival of Words, VPL's World Poetry Day, and headlined for Canada's premier battle league.
As a member of Project Soul he has toured B.C., showcased at the CFL awards show, featured at the Vancouver Children's festival, and shared music for New Works. As a community artist he has MC'd the Vancouver Street dance festival, The Stew Jams, Each one Teach one Gathering and the 4 elements jam at Vancouver Mural Fest .
With a background in English Literature (McGill '09) and experience as a commissioned poet, Rupert has a strong relationship with writing verse. He has since devoted his time to the study of music. He is currently enrolled in VCC's music diploma program and released second album, "Veganese Folk-Hop" in December 2018. Rupert is taking 2019 to expand into other creative realms such as video production, dance choreography and photography. These elements will contribute to his artistic whole.