Common releases new anti-violence song and video

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Chicago rapper Common has released a new anti-violence song and music video called "Put the Guns Down."

The hip-hop artist and actor will officially debut it Wednesday. Tuesday night, he will appear at a Chicago Ideas Week event where he is speaking about ways to keep the peace by using art to inspire change.

ABC7 is streaming some of the Chicago Ideas Week sessions online. Click here for a schedule of livestreamed panels and to watch.
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