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John Legend’s path to success is one most musicians can only dream of.
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The artist started his career as a college student at the University of Pennsylvania where he was tapped to collaborate with Lauryn Hill on her current album at the time.
Shortly after graduation he was introduced to Kanye West who eventually helped him sign a deal with Columbia Records.
His first album “Get Lifted” earned Legend 6 Grammy awards including Best New Artist. It went on to sell 3 million copies worldwide and debuted in the top ten of the Billboard 200.
His next two albums came out in quick succession and were greeted with equal acclaim. And in 2007 Legend was awarded the Starlight award from the Songwriters hall of fame.
And this year he’s released a collaborative album with The Roots entitled “Wake up” featuring a range of guest artists.
This is your chance to ask the musical “Legend” you’re questions. Need some tips on the Industry? Want to know his song-writing secrets?
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