Common: 'I Think Hip-Hop Is Bringing People Together'
But for Common, the reality of rapping alongside civil rights leader King was a revelation.
He tells MTV, "The movie was already inspiring, but to be on a song with Martin Luther King, I had to write to the best of my ability. Ain't no playing when you have Martin Luther King on there. I remember when Dr. King talked about white men and black men, Protestants and Catholics, Jews and Gentiles, just people coming together. I think that hip-hop is part of that Martin Luther King dream.
"Hip-hop is a bridge to bring people together. At my concerts it's white kids, Latino kids, Asian kids sharing the same experience. I think hip-hop is bringing people together."
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