“‘In America’ was the perfect song for ‘Underground,’ a series I’m incredibly proud to be a part of, and one that does a beautiful job of portraying a challenging time in our nation’s history while reminding us that change is possible,” Legend said.
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“Underground” tells the story of a group of slaves from a Georgia plantation who plan a 600-mile escape to freedom using the Underground Railroad. The show features a cast including Christopher Meloni, Mykelti Williamson and Jurnee Smollett-Bell, sister of “Empire” star Jussie Smollett.
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“In America” is available on iTunes and Amazon, as well as on the digital music streaming site Spotify.
Underground airs at 9 p.m. Wednesdays on WGN America.