Common and Diesel to Toast Upcoming Hip-Hop Acts

Common is anything but in this get-up! His plaid suit and polka-dotted collar stand out in the sea of stiff suits at this year's Grammys.

Rapper Common has joined forces with Diesel's Only The Brave fragrance to celebrate the next faces of hip-hop.

Up and coming rappers Nipsey Hussle, Big Sean, Vado and Donnis will be featured in "Diesel Presents... Only The Brave," a video series that will follow the four rappers' lives and back stories. The clips will focus on their personal stories, including their challenges and the people that have played a significant role in their lives.

The reasons to commemorate them are plenty. Los Angeles' Nipsey Hussle recently released his "New Money" track, off his "SCSOM: The Leak, Vol. 1" mixtape; also a Californian, Big Sean is signed to Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music label and his debut is slated for November; Vado, a Harlem native, is a member of Cam'ron's U.N. crew and is a main feature on their recently-released set, "Cam'ron Presents the U.N.: Gunz N' Butta;" and Atlanta's own Donnis recently put out his highly-anticipated mixtape, "Fashionably Late."

The series will premiere in late August and will lead to a VIP concert event in New York City on Oct. 12 where the four will share the stage with Common for the first time. The show will be aired on MTV 2.

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