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John Legend – Get Lifted review

R&B seem to sound better when it is stripped down to the bare essentials: Just a piano and vocals. This was proven when Alicia Keys dropped her sophomore album. Diary of Alicia Keys. It has been proven again with John Legend’s debut album, Get Lifted.

The Kanye West produced album manages to take you an era where talent was the main objective, not popularity. The first single, “Used to Love U”, is a good example of how West and Legend make a good songwriting team.

John Legendby Hugo Lunny

With the assistance of the industry’s current King Midas (Kanye West), John Legend was destined for success right off the bat. It was no surprise that the Kanye produced (notice the signature drums) “Used To Love U” was the first single which succeeded in blowing us all away.

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