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  • -Performing "Say Peace" from his new album,

  • "A Beautiful Revolution, Part 1," here is Common,

  • featuring Black Thought and PJ!

  • [ Crowd cheers ]

  • -Yeah. Unh.

  • Yo.

  • [ Rapping ] ♪ We coming live for the Tonight Show

  • Jimmy Fallon, we come in peace, y'all

  • -♪ Say peace ♪ -♪ Unh

  • -♪ We don't really want no trouble

  • -♪ No trouble

  • -♪ Tell me, is you down with the struggle? ♪

  • -♪ With the struggle

  • -♪ All they really wanna do is cuff ya

  • They don't love ya

  • Say peace, we don't really want no trouble

  • -♪ No trouble

  • -♪ Tell me, is you down with the struggle? ♪

  • -Tell them.

  • -♪ All they really wanna do is cuff ya

  • Hell no

  • -♪ Starin' into the darkness like Marcus Garvey

  • ♪ I'm an artist, respect to the goddess

  • Some say I'm too modest because I'm the hardest

  • On this path to progress, there's been carnage

  • Regardless, this is a harvest for the world to harness

  • Elder's dreams, creator's promise

  • Bein' free is like payin' homage

  • ♪ I've been on that peace, Black Dalai Lama

  • College was between Stony and Cottage

  • The knowledge, I got it because brothers was 'bout it

  • Knew I had to pull it, the bullet or the ballot

  • It's like the parable of the story of the talents

  • Want my people to get paper, with no margin

  • Turnin' ghettos to gardens like Ron Finley

  • Through stages of life, the world's my Wembley

  • IMC, from the point of entry

  • Of peace, some find it you'll do the paper routin' ♪

  • And some find their peace

  • Their peace through praise and shoutin' ♪

  • Some find their peace

  • Through pullin' the shades like Malcolm

  • ♪ I found my peace, my peace, makin' these albums

  • -♪ Say peace ♪ -♪ Peace

  • -♪ We don't really want no trouble

  • -♪ No trouble

  • -♪ Tell me, is you down with the struggle? ♪

  • -♪ With the struggle

  • -♪ All they really wanna do is cuff ya

  • -♪ Listen, they don't love you ♪ -♪ They don't love you

  • -♪ Say peace ♪ -♪ Peace

  • -♪ We don't really want no trouble

  • -♪ No trouble

  • -♪ Tell me, is you down with the struggle? ♪

  • -♪ Down with it or what? ♪

  • -♪ All they really wanna do is cuff ya

  • -What you say to him, man? -I said...

  • ♪ A dystopian ground zero for xenophobia

  • They want to trope me and misquote me

  • They even quote me out of all accounts

  • Nothing to show for small amounts

  • ♪ 'Til I called them out, I'm what this story is all about

  • My arrival wasn't willingly

  • Nah, but that's chillingly The truth

  • Now I fear for shots from cops killin' me

  • They on the hunt for the blood

  • And we the auxiliary the Black power and love

  • ♪ I'm all the above

  • Find peace in the culture I'm responsible to save

  • Every piece of the puzzle, every article, the page

  • ♪ I'm at peace in the struggle, I'm awake and not afraid

  • While I'm channelin' my energy from particle to wave

  • That peace, like Mandela seated on Robben Island

  • Wise like a prophet arrivin' from the highland

  • Look, I'm not here for any kind of problem

  • Keep me out of your gossip column

  • Thank you, I'm calm and tranquil

  • At the time and place, too, I shine

  • Word to God, I'm divine and graceful

  • The grind could break you

  • If you concentrate, you could find your faith

  • Where the higher conscious takes you

  • -♪ That's peace ♪ -Come on.

  • -♪ We don't really want no trouble

  • -Get up. -No trouble.

  • -♪ Tell me, is you down with the struggle? ♪

  • -Uh-huh.

  • -♪ All they really wanna do is cuff ya

  • They don't love you

  • Say peace, we don't really want no trouble

  • -No trouble.

  • -♪ Tell me, is you down with the struggle? ♪

  • -♪ With the struggle y'all

  • -♪ All they really wanna do is cuff ya

  • They don't love you

  • -♪ Say we done lost

  • We say we dey pon the right path

  • The big life

  • This way

  • [ Speaks indistinctly ]

  • -♪ Tell me what they fightin' for? ♪

  • -I wanna know.

  • -♪ Tell me what they fightin' for? ♪

  • -♪ We don't stop burning

  • -♪ Tell me what they fightin' for? ♪

  • Tell me what they fightin' for? ♪

  • Tell me what -- what they fightin' for? ♪

  • -♪ Hey-hey, hey-hey-hey-hey

  • [ Crowd cheering ]

-Performing "Say Peace" from his new album,

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