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“We Can Do It Now” FREE Track Featuring Common, Jennifer Hudson, Lupe Fiasco From Replay

December 28, 2010 drainu182 0

Iconic artists and Chicago natives Common, Lupe Fiasco, Jennifer Hudson, and No I.D. recently collaborated to record the track, “We Can Do It Now,” an ode to their hometown in celebration of the popular series, REPLAY. For a limited time, “We Can Do It Now” is available as a free download at

“We Can Do It Now” (Listen)

“We Can Do It Now” Inspiration Video

REPLAY has also released an inspiration video for “We Can Do It Now,” …

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American Express Announces JENNIFER HUDSON, COMMON, MELANIE FIONA, ESTELLE, and CL SMOOTH to Join JOHN LEGEND & THE ROOTS’ “Unstaged” Performance

September 21, 2010 drainu182 0

American Express announced today that music sensations Jennifer Hudson, Common, Melanie Fiona, Estelle, and CL Smooth will join John Legend &The Roots as special guests from Terminal 5 in New York City on September 23rd for the “Unstaged: An Original Series from American Express” live-stream concert, directed by filmmaker Spike Lee (Inside Man, Miracle at St. Anna, Malcolm X, Do the Right Thing). The performance will be live-streamed Thursday, September 23 at 9:00PM/ET at and coincides with the highly …

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Common & Questlove Hennessy Artistry Experience Preview

August 27, 2009 drainu182 0

Common and The Roots’ Questlove are co-curators of the 2009 Hennessy Artistry series. Together, they’ll visit Chicago (The Shrine 9/12), Atlanta (Velvet Room 9/19), Houston (The Corinthian 10/3) and New York (Terminal 5 10/7). In the following video, Common and Questlove discuss why they and Hennessy put art before commerce to create the right musical blend.
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