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In late August, Andra Day and Common joined forces on “Stand Up for Something,” a track off the original motion picture soundtrack Marshall. Hitting theatres this Friday (Oct. 13), the film shines the light on Thurgood Marshall, the country’s first African-American Supreme Court justice. Co-written by Diane Warren and Common,
the soulful singer and Chicago rapper appeared on The Ellen Show this week to perform their powerful collaboration.

Following their performance, Day and Common spoke with Ellen DeGeneres on the current #StandUpForSomething campaign they are leading on social media. Watch their appearance below.

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Previously: Common – “Letter to the Free” (Video)