Common makes appearance at Navy Pier

March 1, 2008 4:57:32 PM PST
Fans were able to get up close and personal with hip hop star Saturday at Navy Pier.Grammy award-winning artist and actor Common signed autographs and took photos.

Common was born and raised in Chicago.

His appearance Saturday was designed to promote America Saves Week, an event organized by Bank of America.

The bank also made a donation to Common's charity, the Common Ground Foundation, which helps empower urban youth in the United States.