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Sway may not have all the answers, but Common certainly does — well at least in his rhymes. The Chicago emcee sat down with “Sway in the Morning,” and dropped an revolutionary freestyle for the people. In just a few bars, Common covered a lot of ground from the Black Lives Matter Movement, the #OscarsSoWhite controversy and police brutality around the country.
“Hot damn, black America again/ Think of Sandra Bland as I’m staring in the wind/ The color of my skin they comparin’ it to sin/The darker it gets the less fairer it has been,” he raps. “The hate made, I inherited from them/ But I ain’t going to point the finger/we got anointed singers/ like Nina Marvin Billie, Stevie/Need to hear them songs, sometimes to believe me, who freed me? “
Common’s still got it, watch the full freestyle above.