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Common & BJ The Chicago Kid Perform “Black America Again” On Fallon’s “Tonight Show” (Watch)

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Update: Common and BJ The Chicago Kid appeared as the official musical guests on Thursday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

The two hip-hop artists performed “Black America Again” on the broadcast.

A video of the performance and photos from the taping follow:

THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0559 -- Pictured: BJ The Chicago Kid performs with musical guest Common on October 27, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0559 — Pictured: BJ The Chicago Kid performs with musical guest Common on October 27, 2016 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0559 -- Pictured: Musical guest Common performs on October 27, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0559 — Pictured: Musical guest Common performs on October 27, 2016 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0559 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor Martin Short, actor Steve Martin, and host Jimmy Fallon during the "Martin Short & Steve Martin Can't Stop Rolling" sketch on October 27, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0559 — Pictured: (l-r) Actor Martin Short, actor Steve Martin, and host Jimmy Fallon during the “Martin Short & Steve Martin Can’t Stop Rolling” sketch on October 27, 2016 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0559 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actors Steve Martin and Martin Short during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on October 27, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0559 — Pictured: (l-r) Actors Steve Martin and Martin Short during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on October 27, 2016 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0559 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actress Ruth Negga during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on October 27, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0559 — Pictured: (l-r) Actress Ruth Negga during an interview with host Jimmy Fallon on October 27, 2016 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0559 -- Pictured: (l-r) Actor Martin Short, host Jimmy Fallon, and actor Steve Martin play "True Confessions" with host Jimmy Fallon on October 27, 2016 -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)
THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON — Episode 0559 — Pictured: (l-r) Actor Martin Short, host Jimmy Fallon, and actor Steve Martin play “True Confessions” with host Jimmy Fallon on October 27, 2016 — (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

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Common takes the stage on Thursday’s “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.”

He does not do so alone.

The hip-hop veteran is joined by BJ The Chicago Kid.

The two artists perform near the end of an episode that also includes an interview with Ruth Negga and various segments with Steve Martin and Martin Short.

Taped Thursday afternoon, the episode airs at 11:35PM ET/PT.

Written by Brian Cantor

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