Artist: John Legend

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Album:Get Lifted

Get Lifted

John Legend

Given the sped-up classic soul samples with which Kanye West has made his mark, it comes as no surprise that the producer/rapper would pick a tradition-minded R&B singer as his first big pet project. Legend first made his name on Philly’s incense-clouded, ‘70s-obsessed neo-soul scene, then found his way to New York and became West’s right-hand man in the studio. His patron’s pop smarts serve Legend well—while many contemporary R&B records rely too heavily on a singer’s cadence and skill to carry underdeveloped tunes, Legend and West have composed genuine songs…

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