When the going gets tough, the tough get Common! The Chicago rapper, turned actor, turned shining star of hope in a confusing world has delivered a poignant new video for his single “Letter to the Free.” The black-and-white visual was directed and shot by famed cinematographer Bradford Young and was filmed inside in a jail, and features cameos from Andra Day and Bilal.

“Letter to the Free” appears on Common’s latest album Black America Again and also appears in Ava DuVernay’s new Netflix documentary 13th. Watch above now!