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John Legend Profile

Real Name: John Stephens

Sex: Male

Nationality: American

Genre: R&B

Born: December 28 1978

Birth Place: Springfield, Ohio, USA

Trademark: Nelly-esque hooks with a Jamaican accent

Education: Springfield North High School, University of Pennsylvania

Got his start: hitting the nightclub circuit in New York City, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC

Career Breakthrough: release of sophomore effort Dutty Rock (2002)

Breakthrough Single: "Ordinary People" (2005)

Record Label: first artist to sign with Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Label

Debut Studio Album: Self-Titled Demo (John Stephens, 2000); Get Lifted (2004)

Did You Know: graduated with a degree in English; college roommate is Kanye West's cousin

Worked With: Twista, Jay-Z, Alicia Keys, Lauryn Hill, Janet Jackson, Slum Village, Dilated Peoples, Black Eyed Peas, and Kanye West.

Profession: musician

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