John Legend on Trump, racism and fatherhood
"Legend is just a name. I know better than to be so proud."
Humility, there. Not something you always associate with Oscar-winning musicians, but that's John Legend in a nutshell.
When we meet in a posh London hotel, the star offers a cup of tea, then asks if my phone needs charging (he carries a brick-sized battery with him at all times).
Quietly-spoken, but sharp and intelligent, he carries none of the usual pop star baggage. There's no entourage, no sunglasses, no restrictive interview demands.
As he says in one of his songs: "I won't drink in all this fame."
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