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Watch John Legend and the Roots Perform at AOL Sessions

The recent pairing of John Legend and the Roots is a meeting of the minds that has born a cover album like no other. The singer-songwriter/pianist and hip-hop collective both share an appreciation for instrumentation,

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John Legend and The Roots — Behind the Sessions Video

Less than 12 hours after wrapping up an amazing -- and free -- show in Brooklyn, N.Y., John Legend and The Roots arrived at AOL's Manhattan studio bright and early in the AM to tape Sessions in support of their upcoming collaborative album 'Wake Up!'

While it was Legend's third time filming an AOL Sessions (fourth if you count his guest appearance during Kanye's first Sessions taping), this time around things would be a little different because the singer-songwriter/pianist would be sharing the

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John Legend & The Roots, ‘I Can’t Write Left-Handed’ (In-Studio) — Exclusive

John Legend's upcoming collaborative release with The Roots is not your average covers album. Aptly titled 'Wake Up!,' the album includes the oft-overlooked Bill Withers track 'I Can't Write Left-Handed,' Ernie Hines' 1970 classic 'Our Generation' and Donny Hathaway's 'Little Ghetto Boy.' When Legend sat down with The BoomBox in April, the singer-songwriter explained how he carefully pl

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John Legend and The Roots, ‘Wake Up Everybody’ — New Video

Artist: John Legend and The Roots feat. Melanie Fiona and Common
Song: 'Wake Up Everybody'
Why You Should Watch: Melanie Fiona and Common join the pairing of Legend and the legendary Roots crew in the video for the first single off the collaborative project

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John Legend, the Roots Play New Song at Miss Universe Pageant

Last night John Legend and the Roots were on hand in Las Vegas to provide background music for the Miss Universe pageant. Not a bad gig, although the Cirque du Soleil's 'Viva Elvis' orchestra got to soundtrack the swimsuit

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John Legend Receives Replacement Grammy

Early in August, John Legend tweeted a photo of a broken Grammy Award, explaining that his nephew was to blame for the casualty. "I hope they send replacement Grammys!" Legend wrote on Twitter, after showing the photo of his mangled award for Best R&B Album of 2005.

Well, Legend got lucky this week. During a trip to Th

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John Legend Tweets Photo of Broken Grammy Award

John Legend has earned himself six Grammy Awards thus far in his musical career, but the R&B singer might be forced to cross one off the list after a small mishap this week.

On Wednesday morning, Aug. 4, Legend posted a photo of a broken Grammy to his Twitter account, explaining t

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John Legend and The Roots Reveal ‘Wake Up!’ Tracklist

John Legend and the Roots will debut 11 tracks on their collaborative album 'Wake Up!' which will be released on September 21.

The covers album -- produced exclusively by the Roots -- will feature remakes of 10 classic songs b

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John Legend’s Hairline Becomes Trending Topic on Twitter

On June 27, John Legend was honored with BET's Humanitarian Award at the annual award show, but apparently the singer's hairline was more of a focal point than his charity work. Legend's, er -- 'uneven' hairline became a trending topic on Twitter, when viewers began to comment on it, with the hashtag #JohnLegendsHairLine.

After noti

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Big Boi Named His Shark ‘Billy Ocean’ — Say What!

Big Boi named his shark Billy Ocean, and that is awesome. "I did , a long time ago," Big Boi explained. "He was real laid-back. Watching TV back when I was younger, I remember 'Caribbean Queen' coming on all the time. I thought it was really gangsta how he had a J

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