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Oscar Winner Common Nabs First Emmy Reteaming With Ava DuVernay On ’13th’

When Common and Director Ava DuVernay get together, great things seem to happen. While the musician won his first Oscar–with John Legend–in 2015 for ‘Glory,’ the theme song of DuVernay’s feature Selma, this time he’s taking home an Emmy for his song ‘Letter to the Free’ from her documentary film 13th. “I want to thank god first and foremost,” Common said. “Any time I get a chance to work with Ava DuVernay it leads to something positive, something strong.
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