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Jennifer Hudson, Common, Lupe Fiasco, No I.D. together on track for sports rivalry reality show

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This is the Midwest, after all, where people take high school sports as seriously as a heart attack. Ten years after a game between the Bloom Township Trojans and the Brother Rice Crusaders ended with a tie-breaking shot at the buzzer -- even today there's controversy as to whether the final shot went up before or after the buzzer. A reality series called "Replay" attempts to settle these old scores, reassembling the teams and having them play a new game. Season 3 pits the slightly older, less-in-shape Trojans and Crusaders against each other once again.

Why am I talking about this on a music blog? Because it's such a hot issue it attracted the attention of four high-profile Chicago musicians, who recorded a song together for the show. "We Can Do It Now" features Jennifer Hudson, Common and Lupe Fiasco, with production by No I.D. -- available for free download here, or watch the video below ...

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