John Legend, who is an executive producer of WGN’s hit show Underground, will make his first guest appearance on the show as abolitionist Frederick Douglass, and the producer is also debuting a new song titled, “In America”
Legend has some good company on the soundtrack: Beyoncé’s Grammy-nominated single “Freedom” will also be featured in the premiere.
Season 2 of Underground debuts Wednesday, March 8 at 10 p.m. EST on WGN America. Check out the trailer below. Fans can also unlock an extended version of that trailer — including more of Legend’s song — by tweeting #UndergroundWGN.