Common Honors Veterans Day & Those Who Served In A Spoken Word Piece (Video)

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Recently, Common performed “This War We Fight” at The White House, in honor of Veteran’s Day and those who served in the United States Armed Forces. On the day of remembrance (November 11), Comm’ releases the video of him delivering the rhyming, Spoken Word poem.

Looking out the window in black & white, Common delivers his piece that includes all those, and looks closely at sacrifice, at soul, and at taking the harder road. Take heed:

Do you think Common, with efforts like this, and his Nobody Smiling album, is poised to be considered as 2014’s Person Of The Year?

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