John Legend & The Roots: UNSTAGED

Thursday night at 9PM EST, YouTube, VEVO, and American Express hosted the live streaming concert, John Legend & The Roots: UNSTAGED – with direction from Spike Lee, and guest appearances from C.L. Smooth, Estelle, Common, Melanie Fiona, and Jennifer Hudson taking it to church(!) during an encore. The streaming concert event, which took place in … Continue reading

New Video: The Roots & John Legend “Wake Up Everybody” (ft. Melanie Fiona & Common)

Been bumpin’ this 4-way collabo almost every morning on the train to work, and now we get the visual! The Roots, John Legend, Melanie Fiona, and Common teamed up to record this cover of “Wake Up Everybody,” and then shoot the video in Brooklyn last month. Pick up The Roots/John Legend collaboration album, ‘Wake Up!’ … Continue reading

New Music: John Legend x The Roots “Wake Up Everybody” ft. Melanie Fiona & Common

You may or may not know that John Legend and The Roots have teamed up to release a collaboration EP, ‘Wake Up!‘ – a collection mostly of cover songs of R&B and soul classics. Just this past week they shot the video for lead single, “Wake Up Everybody”, featuring Melanie Fiona and Common, in Brooklyn … Continue reading

The Eye (LIVE)

Common performs new track, “The Eye“, with Pharrell – off his upcoming new album, which WAS titled ‘Invincible Summer’ – but with October looming – I guess the title wasn’t so invincible. After hearing the first single, “Universal Mind Control” – how do you feel about this new direction Common is going in with this … Continue reading