Common delivered a set as a part of Global Citizen and the World Health Organization’s ongoing ‘Together at Home’ live performance collection from his lounge on Thursday.
“This ‘Together at Home’ thing I got really excited about because, you know for me, when a lot is going on, in the world or even within myself, dealing with a lot of things — music has always been something that brings me peace and I always get to enjoy it with other people,” he stated to open his livestream. He additionally inspired individuals watching at dwelling that “we will be all right,” and to “wash our hands, take care of ourselves, take care of each other, be aware social distancing is something that we’re into. Spread love with the heart.”
The rapper broadcast on Instagram Live, the place he performed a bit on a keyboard earlier than saying, “As you can see, I’m not a piano player … I’m not John [Legend], I’m not Chris [Martin],” he joked mentioning his fellow artists who additionally participated within the ‘Together at Home’ collection, earlier than he picked up a mic to freestyle and carry out tunes. Accompanied by DJ Dummy, Common delivered numerous songs in addition to took requests. Among them have been “One-Nine-Nine-Nine,” “Take it EZ” and “I Used to Love H.E.R.”
Common’s set got here instantly on the heels of a efficiency from Niall Horan. The two artists have been “nominated” to take part within the collection by Charlie Puth, who delivered a 30-minute virtual set on Wednesday. The different two artists to partake within the collection thus far have been John Legend and Coldplay’s Chris Martin.
The World Health Organization and Global Citizen launched the Together At Home periods to learn their Solidarity Response Fund, which is elevating cash for preparedness and response efforts to combat the coronavirus outbreak. The at-home live shows notably supply music followers caught at dwelling the prospect to assemble in a digital area now that the coronavirus has brought on a slew of tour and festival cancellations all through the world.