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John Legend Taps Kanye West to Produce New Project

John Legend may still be capturing our ears with 'Wake Up!' -- his political covers record with The Roots -- but that doesn't mean he's not forging ahead on a new solo joint. Wanting to keep it in the family, Legend has just announced that longtime collaborator and G.O.

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Dustin Cohen for AOL
Dustin Cohen for AOL
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John Legend and The Roots ‘Wake Up!’ New York City

John Legend and The Roots took over Terminal 5 in New York City on Thursday night (Sept. 23) to premiere their collaborative covers album 'Wake Up!' with the help of some surprise guests. Common and Melanie Fiona appeared on stage for their feature on the joint-album's title-track, while

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Dustin Cohen for AOL
Dustin Cohen for AOL
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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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Dustin Cohen for AOL
Dustin Cohen for AOL
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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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Kevin Winter, Getty Images
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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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Diana Levine
Diana Levine
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John Legend and The Roots Re-Work Classics on ‘Wake Up!’

To create his fourth studio album, 'Wake Up!' John Legend enlisted the creative guidance of production veterans, The Roots, which has resulted in an album laced with soulful renditions of classic '60s and '70s songs, in addition to the project's sole original track 'Shine.'

Production on 'Wake Up!' began in 2008, when it was merely intended to be a one-track addition to

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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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