New Music: John Legend Covers “Rolling in The Deep”

After Mike Posner‘s horrid cover of Adele‘s recent hit single “Rolling in The Deep,” I was just about sure I didn’t want any other of Adele’s contemporaries touching her music. That was, until I heard John Legend‘s gorgeous acapella cover of the song released on his SoundCloud earlier today. Leave it to one of today’s … Continue reading

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 Video: Herbie Hancock feat. Pink & John Legend “Don’t Give Up”

New (I may be late) music from the legendary Herbie Hancock featuring P!nk and John Legend. Watch the trio record the moving “Don’t Give Up”, which appears on Herbie’s recent album/DVD, ‘The Imagine Project’.

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

New Music: The Roots “The Fire”

Listen to yet another new track, “The Fire”, from The Roots‘ upcoming new album, ‘How I Got Over‘, in stores June 22nd. John Legend graces the track, making this his second guest appearance on the new album. Check out his other ‘How I Got Over‘ co-starring track “Doin’ It Again” here. Thus far I’m feeling … Continue reading

Doin’ It Again

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=john+legend&iid=8561338″ src=”a/7/c/6/Dow_Live_Earth_1ff4.jpg?adImageId=13080584&imageId=8561338″ width=”500″ height=”333″ /] Thanks to my sista’ from anotha’ mista’, JazziJoyce over at And How Does That Make You Feel? – check out this dope new song, “Doin’ It Again” from The Roots featuring John Legend. Between my last Roots’ post for “Dear God 2.0”, this new joint, and the … Continue reading

ESSENCE Music Festival ’09

This 4th of July weekend ESSENCE Magazine is preparing to take over New Orleans for their annual ESSENCE Music Fesitval. This is the festival’s 15th anniversary and plenty of great artists will be there to help celebrate. Performers include Beyonce, who is headlining the event, John Legend, Ne-Yo, Robin Thicke, Maxwell, Jazmine Sullivan, Anita Baker, En Vouge, … Continue reading

Could You Love Me Quickly?

Yet another fresh track has leaked off John Legend‘s upcoming album,’Evolver‘ (in stores Oct. 28th). The new track, “Quickly”, features Brandy‘s beautiful vocals and has a global pop feel to it. I have to be honest; I’m happy Brandy and John didn’t go the predictable ballad route with this track. In case you didn’t know, … Continue reading

More GOOD Music

Good friends and frequent collaborators – John Legend and UK’s hip-hop pin-up doll Estelle are at it again on this newly leaked track from Legend’s upcoming album, ‘Evolver‘. Listen below and let me know what you think about the lovely music these two continue to make together. John Legend – “No Other Love” (ft. Estelle) … Continue reading