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Audio: John Legend, “Penthouse Floor” feat. Chance The Rapper

John legend and Chance the Rapper link up for “Penthouse Floor,” the second single off of Legend’s forthcoming album, Darkness & Light. Layered in it’s sincerity, the timing of this song is especially relevant as the Midwestern duo hint at the current climate of the “American way.“ Not one to stay silent against social injustice,…

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Love Wins in John Legend’s Latest Visual for “Love Me Now”

It’s easy to internalize the hate and hostility society chooses to embody, but love continues to be irrefutable in its healing powers. John Legend shares this sentiment in his video for “Love Me Now” which is the first single from his forthcoming, fifth studio album Darkness and Light. Directed by Nabil Elderkin, the visual highlights…

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John Legend’s Get Lifted Film Company Will Produce New Series ‘Black Wall Street’

On May 31, 1921 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, history’s largest mass killing of Black people in America took place during the Tulsa race riot on Black Wall Street. Black Wall Street housed some of most successful Black families in a single area at once in history. All of that changed in 1921 when businesses and homes…

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Watch John Legend and Stevie Wonder Reenact Outkast’s “Hey Ya” Visual

André 3000’s “Hey Ya” visual was already an unforgettably spirited work of art when it was released in 2003. On Sunday, John Legend channeled his inner Three Stacks on Spike TV’s Lip Sync Battle where he performed a Stevie Wonder assisted remake of the ’50s inspired Woody Allen parody/tribute. Fully equipped with a permed wig,…

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Alicia Keys, Usher & John Legend To Perform At Frank Sinatra Tribute

The Recording Academy will honor Frank Sinatra with “Sinatra 100 – An All-Star GRAMMY Concert,” set for a CBS special that will air on December 6th in celebration of what would have been Sinatra’s 100th birthday. The tribute will go down at Wynn Las Vegas’ Encore Theatre and will feature a tribute performance from R&B names…

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John Legend To Produce Romantic Musical Film Starring Miguel

Still fresh off his Oscar awards win for best original song “Glory,” John Legend’s Get Lifted Film Co. and Furst Films and IM Global are teaming up to produce a currently untitled romantic musical drama starring Grammy winning singer-songwriter Miguel. According to Variety, the producers are in negotiation with Miguel to star as a one-hit wonder who…

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Watch Kanye West Perform The Original “Gold Digger” With John Legend

It isn’t quite Thursday yet, but we have an amazing throwback that returns us to Kanye West’s 2005 Grammy winning single “Gold Digger.” Before Jamie Foxx joined Kanye on the infamous track, a suave John Legend sat in as the featured artist. Channel Dynamic, a YouTube channel for the Dynamic Producer Conference, recently shared vintage…

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Common & John Legend Earn A Standing Ovation With Oscar Appearance Speech

Common and John Legend took the stage to perform “Glory” before grabbing the the Academy Award for Best Original Song. Alongside their moving performance which sparked tears in the audience, the duo also addressed the on-going issue about violence and racial discrimination. Common spoke of Alabama’s Edmund Pettus Bridge — a landmark best associated with…

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Watch Common & John Legend’s Video for Award Winning “Glory”

Common and John Legend release the official music visual for “Glory,” which snagged the award for best Original Song at this past Sunday’s Golden Globes. The video features intertwining shots from civil rights film Selma with the two performing their lyrics and piano keys. “Glory” is the leading musical piece from Selma starring David Oyelowo,…

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Common & John Legend Win Best Original Song at Golden Globes

Last night, John Legend and Common won big at the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards by snagging the trophy for Best Original Song. The two were awarded for their contribution to the original motion picture soundtrack for for the film Selma with their song, “Glory.” Check out their acceptance speech below:

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Audio: Levi Johnson, “Deep”

Atlanta trio Levi Johnson snatches ’90s R&B to the forefront with new single, “Deep.” Formed by legendary Creative Director/Choreographer Jamaica Craft, this fly group is rare with their motto, “We Make Music for Girls by Girls.” The Jasper Cameron-produced track is that weekend pre-turn up jam. All three styles from each member is accentuated. There are references to familiar TLC CrazySexyCool…

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Johnson Publishing Sells A Legacy

After spending last year grappling with the appropriation of hip-hop and street style, it looks like our history is up for sale as well. In attempts to raise much-needed funds, Johnson Publishing, home to the (now exclusively online) Jet and Ebony magazines, is selling their entire photo archive for a whopping $40 million. Desiree Rogers,…

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