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John Legend Talks 10 Years In The Business + His Big Hit "All Of Me"

Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill, Lion Babe, Thundercat, SZA & More Rock The Afropunk Festival 2015 in Brooklyn, NY.

John Legend recently sat for a behind-the-scenes chat with Billboard to discuss the decade he's spent in the business and how the heartfelt love ballad "All Of Me" - a track inspired by his wife Chrissy Teigen - from his Love In The Future LP became the biggest hit of his career:

“I told my label early on that this could be the biggest song of my career if we don’t mess it up,”

Discussing what makes the track so unique, he continued:

“People are used to music that makes them dance. But every once in a while, you want to hear something that pierces your heart.”

John Legend also talks about frequent collaborators Kanye West and Dave Tozer and how their combined musical tastes and interests affect the music they make together. He also details his experience at helm as the curator of the soundtrack for filmmaker Steve McQueen's 12 Years A Slave, which recently won the award for Best Picture at the 86th Academy Awards. John Legend even gives fans a bit of insight on how he likes to relax during his downtime. Check the footage below to get the full breakdown from John Legend. Purchase the Love In The Future LP via iTunes. Stay tuned for more.