Sunday, May 11, 2014

The Versatility of John Legend

John Legend an appropriately named legend. His versatility is incredible, as his covers of all-time classics like Springsteen's Dancing in the Dark and Adele's Rolling in the Deep demonstrate. I don't know too many other people that could cover that kind of range of styles and still retain his/her own voice in the cover. Legend, of course, covers Luther Vandross and Motown titans, as he might be expected to, but his versatility in covering modern songs, starring in EDM and hip hop tracks, and covering a range of artists is truly incredible.

Here are some of his lesser-known, but still awesome covers:

Here's a couple examples of John Legend starring in great hip hop tracks;

And EDM:

He is simply, the man.