Common Creates 'Softwear' For Microsoft, Drops New Album

Chicago rapper Common has linked up with computer giant Microsoft to create a line of T-shirts called 'Softwear'. According to Advertising Age, the T-shirt line features typefaces and fonts that were used by Microsoft in its early years and also includes mug shot tees of the company's founder Bill Gates.

The shirts will be hitting select stores on December 15th.

In related news, Common will be releasing his eight solo album titled Universal Mind Control tomorrow (December 9). The album features appearances from Kanye West, Pharrell and Cee-Lo, among others.