John Legend & Common Search for ‘Glory’ on New Song
Legend starts the song off first with a giant hook that's nothing short of inspirational.
"One day when the glory comes it will be ours / One day when the war is won, we will be sure," he croons over an acoustic piano.
But it's the 'Nobody's Smiling' creator who brings the song home, as he paints a vivid picture of struggle and hopeful victory, in a way that only Common can.
"Hands to the heavens, no man no weapon, formed against, yes glory is destined / Everyday women and men become legends / Sins that go against our skin become blessings / The movement is a rhythm to us, freedom is like religion to us / Justice is juxtapositioning us, justice for all just a specific enough," rhymes the legendary spitter.
The Chicago MC also has a role in 'Selma,' which opens on Dec. 25.
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