Common (b. 1972), born Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr., in Chicago, Illinois, is a hip-hop artist and actor. He performed with Tavi Fields on the Sesame Street video "For Me, For You, For Later" as the voice of a rapping penguin.
He also appeared during the show's 43rd season, singing the song "Belly Breathe" with Colbie Caillat. Common also appeared in a 2019 music video for the campaign Respect Brings Us Together, performing "Give it, live it, RESPECT" with the Sesame Street Muppets.