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John Legend Quotes

John Legend is a nickname that some friends started calling me, and it kind of grew into my stage name.
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Soul is about authenticity. Soul is about finding the things in your life that are real and pure.

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I always saw myself as a singer-songwriter, a solo-artist, that's why working with other artists was never satisfying for me.

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I don't get to listen to music for fun very often; a lot of what I'm hearing is for work and isn't released yet.

— John Legend

John Legend is a nickname that some friends started calling me, and it kind of grew into my stage name.

— John Legend

J. Ivy is a brilliant man with an incredible voice and a way with words. I've known him for over a decade and owe my stage name to him believing in me back then before I even had a record deal. I'm excited for him to share his truth with the world.

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For me I'm actually doing what I normally do when I do my solo thing and the other thing is actually more new to me.

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The weirdest thing about Hillary Clinton's email 'scandal' is finding out some of our senators still don't use email.

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Some of them [family names] have sentimental value for some reason or another, some of them just sound beautiful. Some of them are because of people that are meaningful to us in our lives. So it's hard to say which one we'll pick. Sometimes they say you have to see the child before you decide. So maybe when we see her we'll make a last-second decision.

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You believe in equality for women and men. And that means that, not only do you believe in it kind of in the abstract but you actively think people should seek it when it comes to the way you hire people, the way you compensate people, the way you treat women and men in professional settings and school, whatever the case, giving them equal opportunities without disadvantaging them because of their, for the fact that they're women. And to me that's what it means for me to be a feminist. I don't think it's that controversial.

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I used read about Dr. King a lot as a kid. Independently, from being assigned it or being told by my parents or anything, I was just really excited about him. So I just started reading about him very young and was inspired by his legacy and looked to him as a role model.

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I think it's a bit of a myth that black Americans need one leader. We're not a monolith. And now that legal segregation and discrimination has been pretty much abolished there isn't the sort of universal mandate that a black leader would have. Black folks live in a wide variety of social situations right now.

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There's so much music out there, and so many different styles that I've been influenced by, so each album reflects some of that knowledge or influence that I've had.

— John Legend

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