There’s a good chance Common had puppy love affairs as a youngster in his hometown of Chicago. But he wasn’t famous then, apart from a woman named Rayshel, whom he is said to be his ex girlfriend and sang on her debut album “Can I Borrow a Dollar?”, not much is known about her early love life.
Of course, that changed as he became more famous because his first reported adult relationship was with a woman named Kim Jones. By popsugar, got together in the late ’90s, had a daughter named Omoye Assata Lynn (pictured above) in 1997, and broke up when their daughter was still a baby. Over the years, Common hasn’t spoken much about Jones, but he has opened up about her daughter and shared that he once questioned her love for her.
“I was a little surprised because it was my first time hearing it. I was like, ‘What do you mean?'” Common said. People in 2019. “She said, ‘I felt like you didn’t fight for me’… That love is obviously there. But it’s like sometimes I can’t have as much access and without that, we wouldn’t be able to build the strongest relationship.” Fortunately, for the two of them, they patched things up after that conversation. And as for Jones, he has always kept an incredibly low profile and as of 2022, there aren’t even any photos of her on Lynn’s Instagram page.
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