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29 September, 2010 11:26 pm

To celebrate the release of their new Wake Up! LP, The Roots and John Legend made the rounds this week to your favorite afternoon television programming. Laaaaaaadieeeeees…..

29 September, 2010 4:19 pm

It’s no surprise that like minded individuals, John Legend and The Roots would eventually find each other collaborating on some kind of project together. Never did we expect this, however, a full length album of funk/soul covers of the 60′s and 70′s. The idea behind Wake Up was to capture the spirit of the Black [cont.]

22 September, 2010 5:46 pm

The Roots and JL celebrate the release of their Wake Up! LP this week with an appearance on AOL Sessions.

21 September, 2010 4:33 pm

Legs and ?uesto explain today’s YouTube takeover, which finds the duo promoting their new Wake Up! album, in stores today. The site’s Music Tuesday page features videos from Wake Up!, as well as the original versions of the songs covered on the album.

17 September, 2010 3:29 am

According to NBC New York, the prolific film director Spike Lee will be directing a live webcast concert for John Legend and The Roots on September 23rd in NYC. This will be the second installment of a American Express-sponsored concert series called “Unstaged”. The first show featured Arcade Fire performing, and was directed by “12 [cont.]

15 September, 2010 12:31 am

Let’s all thank J. Period, John Legend and The Roots for bringing Pete Rock and CL Smooth together for their first track in 6 years. PR & CL straighten it out for this first burst from J.Period’s “Wake Up! Radio” mixtape. LISTEN: John Legend & The Roots – “Our Generation (J. Period Remix)” (feat. Pete [cont.]

10 September, 2010 5:21 am

Here’s a clip of the Roots and John Legend performing “Little Ghetto Boy” in the studio, in preparation for their Wake Up! collaborative LP dropping this month.

1 September, 2010 4:40 am

The Roots and John Legend get bluesy in their latest video. Wake Up! LP in stores September 21st.

25 August, 2010 4:48 pm

From HouseParty.Com: You could throw the ultimate listening party for WAKE UP!, John Legend & The Roots’ new album — in your own house! John Legend & The Roots have partnered with House Party™ to create this fun, free and exclusive event. If selected to host you’ll receive everything you need to make this a [cont.]

19 August, 2010 2:24 pm

The Roots and John Legend debut the video for the lead single from their collaborative album of the same name. Nice little homage to Do The Right Thing at the beginning, as Tariq gets his Sam Jackson on.

10 August, 2010 10:01 pm

?uesto and Legs speak with VH1′s Happy Hour about the new collaborative album Wake Up, dropping next month.

9 August, 2010 4:25 pm

In this in depth interview, VH1 asks John Legend the hard hitting questions.

6 August, 2010 8:23 pm

New (old) tracks from the collaborative LP, Wake Up!, due out next month, as a part of GMA’s Summer Concert Series. Meanwhile, pre-orders for the album just went up at Itunes, complete with three bonus pre-order tracks and one bonus performance video.

27 July, 2010 7:51 pm

Estelle delivers two versions of her “Fall In Love” video, one with nice guy John Legend, the other with tough guy Nas. All Of Me LP coming soon.

26 July, 2010 8:07 pm

The Roots LP, How I Got Over, is in stores now. Video directed by Rik Cordero. “The Fire” chronicles a post-apocalyptic death march set in 1945 during the final stages of World War II in Europe. After a cataclysmic event renders the war futile, a paramilitary splinter group — led by a Kurtz-like figure known [cont.]

19 July, 2010 7:13 pm

John Legend and his younger brother Vaughn Anthony (signed to Legend’s Homeschool Recordings imprint) join together for this collaborative track, released today via Twitter.

16 July, 2010 2:57 am

The Roots and John Legend team for this album of cover songs, capturing the conscious attitudes of the 60′s and 70′s and applying them to today’s “yes we can” generation. You might not recognize some of the titles, but you’ll definitely hear some familiar samples in there, replayed by the team. Needless to say, we’re [cont.]

9 July, 2010 9:37 pm

This is the final track we’ll be previewing from Ross’s Teflon Don LP, hitting on July 20th. Let’s leave the rest for street date…. Jay killed his verse, as usual. LISTEN: Rick Ross – “Free Mason” (feat. Jay-Z + John Legend)

26 June, 2010 3:17 am

RIDICULOUS! Roots and JL cover Baby Huey’s “Hard Times”, as used for Ghostface Killah’s “Buck 50″ and Diamond D’s “Red Light Green Light”, among countless other classic hip-hop tracks. Possibly to be included on the upcoming Wake Up Sessions collaborative LP.

25 June, 2010 7:06 pm

John Legend and The Roots team for this cover of the Ernie Hines classic, which may or may not appear on their collaborative LP, The Wake Up Sessions Vol. One. Free download, courtesy of Levi’s Pioneer Sessions. LISTEN: John Legend + The Roots – “Our Generation” (MP3) John Legend + The Roots – “Our Generation” [cont.]

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