John Legend

With a full, rotund voice reminiscent of jazz singer Bobby Short, this nine-time Grammy winner is renowned as one of R&B’s most creative forces. Born John Stephens in Springfield, Ohio, he attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he led a vocal group. Hired by Lauryn Hill to play piano on her hit “Everything is Everything,” Legend also worked behind the scenes with Kanye West and Jay-Z before coming into his own as a solo artist. He has sold over 5 million albums to date, and most recently released his fourth LP, Love in the Future, which spawned the number one smash single "All of Me."

John Legend, The Roots - Our Generation: Amex UNSTAGED ft. CL Smooth

Performing Ernie Hines’ 1970 classic at Terminal 5 in New York City, September 23, 2010. This updated version features CL Smooth - who, with Pete Rock, originally sampled Hines on the hip-hop classic “Straighten It Out." Directed by Spike Lee.

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