It’s like a big old SOBs alumni group hug! The Roots, John Legend, Melanie Fiona and Common just released the video for their song “Wake Up Everybody.” It’s a great song with a great message and the video features Common in 70s garb – what more could you ask for? Check out the video below:
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Way back before the fame, the Grammys, and the controversy about his hairline, John Legend performed and recorded an album right here at SOB’s. That’s right, in the summer of 2002 when “Chicago” was making bank at the box office and everyone was rokcin’ those valor track suits, John Legend began recording live tracks for his live album. Back then, he performed under his given name, John Stephens, but even then John Legend still brought the crowd to their feet with songs like “Let’s Get Lifted” and “Alright.” Recorded on two separate occasions, Legend’s “Live from SOB’s New York” album also features a special guest performance from none other than legendary (no pun inteded) Talking Heads front man David Byrne. In a rousing rendition of ‘Burning Down the House’ the unlikely duo put a soulful twist on the quirky classic.
Looks like Legend just couldn’t stay away – he performed once again just a week before releasing his career making debut album “Get Lifted.” Check out his performance of his first hit ‘Ordinary People’ above.
Former SOB’s Alum, Rick Ross released his fourth solo Album the “Teflon Don” which hit stores today. For weeks your boy Ricky Rozay had the industry buzzing with the Albert Anastasia EP which had a couple of cameo’s by SOB’s alumni, Styles P & John Legend. You are due in for a treat with the “Teflon Don”, with hit singles, B.M.F. (Blowin’ Money Fast) & MC Hammer. Too broke to buy the album? Click HERE for a free download, SSSSHHH!!
Click on image to view John Legend & Rick Ross – Magnificent Live @ SOB’s
Last night SOBs paired up with Hennessy, Peter Rosenberg and Hot 97 to bring you the latest in the Who’s Next Live series. Jade, Curtis Santiago, and of course the Cons put on a killer show complete with special guests Ryan Leslie and John Legend. Check the photos below and check back to see an exclusive interview with GOOD Music artist, Consequence.
Check after the jump for more photos and special guests.