Common Would Rather Leave “We Are The World” Alone, Make A New Classic

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By: Vibe / February 5, 2010

As music’s biggest stars—from Lady Gaga to Busta Rhymes—come together to remake “We Are The World” as a benefit effort for victims of the Haiti earthquake, Common says he supports the effort, but thinks classics should be left untouched. Now that’s common sense.

The 2010 remake of “We Are The World” (not featuring Common) debuts on NBC next Friday, Feb. 12.