Common premiered the visuals fro the track “Letter to the Free” featuring Bilal, Karriem Riggins, and Robert Glasper. The black and white visuals also feature Andra Day. The track “Letter to the Free” is featured on Common’s latest album Black America Again. The project, which runs fifteen tracks long, was released on November 4th of this year. Black America Again boasts features from BJ The Chicago Kid, Tasha Cobbs, John Legend, Marsha Ambrosius and more. The visuals to “Letter to the Free” were directed and shot by Bradford Young, who is known for his work on Selma and A Most Violent Year. The song “Letter to the Free” is featured in Ava DuVernay’s Netflix documentary 13th , which is about the mass incarceration of African Americans following the abolishing of slavery. Common is also set to join a special hip-hop episode of The Simpsons at the top the new year. Head here for more details. Watch the powerful music video to Common’s “Letter to the Free” featuring Bilal, Karriem Riggins, Robert Glasper, and more via Vimeo below and scroll down to peep dates and locations to see Common on tour.
Common Tour Dates:
Saturday 18 March 2017 – Sunday 19 March 2017 @ Jazz in the Gardens 2017 Hard Rock Stadium, Miami, FL, US
Thursday 23 March 2017 @ House of Blues – Anaheim GardenWalk, Anaheim, CA, US
Saturday 08 April 2017 with Erykah Badu @ Broadbent Arena, Kentucky State Fair & Expo Center, Louisville, KY, US
Saturday 29 April 2017 @ Durham Performing Arts Center, Durham, NC, US