Common has always been one of the more socially conscious rappers. One who is outspoken and not afraid to voice his opinions about the social injustice that goes on in the United States. Today he announces a free concert hoping to promote criminal justice reform.
"I'm excited to announce that I'll be hosting a special free concert, #ImagineJustice, on Capitol Mall in Sacramento, CA on August 21 to offer fans with an unforgettable night of music, art and food while we come together to advocate for criminal justice reform," he posted to Instagram. "In the coming weeks, I'll be sharing the names of the artists who are joining me on this historic night."
"As an artist, I believe it is my duty to fight injustice wherever it appears, and take a stand for my fellow brothers and sisters," the post reads. Take a look below and if you're in the area on August 21st, be sure to catch Common and likely a slew of other great artists perform for a noble cause.