Common & Stevie Wonder Link Up For Powerful Single/Video, ‘Black America Again’

Common is prepping his forthcoming album Black America Again, and he’s kicking it off with a powerful song/video for the title track featuring Stevie Wonder. Produced by Karriem Riggins and Robert Glasper, the song also features Esperanza Spalding on bass, Chuck D and MC Lyte on the adlibs, and scratches by J Rock, all present to make a powerful statement about the recent influx of senseless violence…

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: John Legend and Stevie Wonder Perform “Hey Ya!” On ‘Lip Sync Battle: All-Stars Live’

John Legend brought in Stevie Wonder, Stephen Merchant (the “announcer”), and puppets for one of the most epic syncs of Outkast’s 2003 hit “Hey Ya!” Legend went all out with the green set, background singers/dancers, the straight bob wig, suspenders, even a fake mole to look as much like Andre 3000 as he could.