Common’s “Letter To The Free” With Bilal & Robert Glasper Wins An Emmy

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Common adds an EMMY to the collection of awards

Common can add a new trophy to his mantle after Saturday (September 9) night’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards.

The Chicago MC’s song “Letter To The Free,” a collaboration with Bilal featuring production by Karriem Riggins and Robert Glasper, won the award for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics thanks to its use in Ava DuVernay’s Netflix documentary 13th.

The win for “Letter To The Free,” which also appeared on Common’s 2016 album Black America Again, was one of four victories for DuVernay’s film. 13th took home the awards for Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Special, Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming and Outstanding Motion Design as well.

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