Editors’ Notes More than just a protest statement, this politically charged album is at once an exorcism of rage and a constructive healing ritual. Behind a refreshingly inventive beat, “Joy and Peace” allows solemnity, anger, and patience to coexist. In “Pyramids” and “Home,” Common and producer/drummer Karriem Riggins’ fusion of gospel and classic boom-bap cuts a new path toward justice and liberation.

SONG
Joy and Peace (feat. Bilal)
1
2:40
 
Home (feat. Bilal)
2
3:31
 
Word From Moe Luv Interlude
3
0:40
 
Black America Again (feat. Stevie Wonder)
4
6:09
 
Love Star (feat. Marsha Ambrosius & PJ)
5
5:09
 
On a Whim Interlude
6
0:41
 
Red Wine (feat. Syd & Elena)
7
4:35
 
Pyramids
8
3:30
 
A Moment In the Sun Interlude
9
0:51
 
Unfamiliar (feat. PJ)
10
3:58
 
A Bigger Picture Called Free (feat. Syd & Bilal)
11
4:38
 
The Day Women Took Over (feat. BJ the Chicago Kid)
12
5:16
 
Rain (feat. John Legend)
13
4:08
 
Little Chicago Boy (feat. Tasha Cobbs)
14
6:37
 
Letter To the Free (feat. Bilal)
15
4:24
 

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