Common Reveals His 'Suicide Squad' Character
The 'Barbershop: The Next Cut' co-stars also discussed ending their beef, following a feud that stemmed from lyrics in Common's 1994 cut "I Used to Love H.E.R."
Common is slapping on his supervillain suit for the star-studded flick Suicide Squad.
In an interview with Complex alongside Ice Cube, the Oscar-winning rapper revealed that his character's name is "Monster T," an affiliate of Jared Leto's Joker. He didn't go into the specifics of his role, but he said the movie was "dope."
The Barbershop: The Next Cut co-stars also discussed ending their beef, following a feud that stemmed from lyrics in Common's 1994 cut "I Used to Love H.E.R."
"I think we've been fans of each other from before," explained Cube. "Our beef happened from a misunderstanding. It was cool for us to sit down and talk to each other and work that out as men."
Added Common, "One thing I know is that we got into hip-hop to elevate. There was no need for us to be on that level."
Additionally, Cube debunked rumors of a Straight Outta Compton sequel and denied joining the Spider-Man reboot as anyone but Spider-Man himself — "I ain't playing no sidebuster," explained Cube.
A rep for Common did not immediately respond to Billboard's request for additional comment.
Watch Cube and Common chat about Nicki Minaj's acting skills (she also appears in Barbershop's third installment), politics (no firm endorsements) and their forthcoming track, "Real People," below.
This article originally appeared on Billboard.com.