Common Debuts ‘Letter to the Free’ Video

Today on Billboard  the video exclusively premiered for Common’s “Letter to the Free.” The black-and-white project is directed and shot by cinematographer Bradford Young (known for his work with Selma, Arrival and A Most Violent Year).

The video opens with the camera wandering through a jail, before Common enters the frame and depicts various scenes of people singing and playing instruments. Andra Day and Common’s collaborator Bilal also make cameos while a black box symbolically appearing throughout the video.

Check out the video below:



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