Published Sep 22, 2016Common dropped "Lovestar" earlier this month, and now he's unveiled the title track from his upcoming album Black America Again.
The powerful single features some serious star power, and arrived today (September 22) with an accompanying video. The track features Stevie Wonder on guest vocals, Chuck D and MC Lyte on additional ad libs, Esperanza Spalding on bass, J Rock on the turntables, and Patrick Warren on strings. On top of that, it was produced by Karriem Riggins and Robert Glasper.
The gut-wrenching video opens with footage of the shooting of Alton Sterling, followed by harrowing shots of black men and women grieving on camera.
Full details have yet to be revealed for Black America Again, though it is expected to feature further cameos from John Legend, Anderson .Paak, the Internet, Jay Electronica and more. For now, watch the heavy-hitting video for the song of the same name below.