Andra Day and Common discuss the inspiration behind “Stand Up For Something” from the “Marshall” soundtrack.
Andra Day, shares that the song’s theme came from Thurgood Marshall and his life, but she also noted that they wanted it to be a universal theme.
Rapper, Common who co-wrote the song with Diane Warren, called the song a mantra for Thurgood Marshall’s life.
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Common shared on GMA with Robin Roberts earlier this week, how the song is relevant to today. How as human beings, we have to look out for each other, and stand up for whatever it may be, from women’s rights to animal rights.