Common visited the view to discuss the Kaepernick controversy and the national political debate.While discussing Kaepernick, Common referred the San Francisco 49ers Quarterback to the Great Muhammad Ali.
“I truly relate to what Colin Kaepernick is doing,” Common said. “He’s standing up for justice. He sees things going wrong in our country. I think we all see it. For people to ignore it is like we’re not doing our duty as Americans, as children of God. I think the courage that Colin Kaepernick is showing is phenomenal…I haven’t seen an athlete take that type of stand since Muhammad Ali.”
Common also expressed concerns for Donald Trump as President and I concur with everything Common stated.
“Donald Trump is just not prepared to be a president,” the rapper said. “He’s not that type of person that should be a president…I really got to see why Hillary Clinton is a better candidate. I mean, I obviously knew that. But to hear him just say phrases like ‘law and order,’ ‘make America great again.’ And not have any ideas about policies. And never said anything concrete. Where me, as someone just coming in for the first time, could really try and see what his perspective is, it just revealed everything. And it made me sad about America. That we do have people that really believe in what he’s saying.”