I think every successful artist has to have some audacity – to believe that what you have to offer to the world is unique and special, and deserves to be heard.
John Legend Quotes
Music is not just a virtuosity competition.
There’s certain things a company does that they’re better at than anybody else. And I think ballads are my competitive advantage.
For a casual listener, they probably think I’m just a balladeer. My albums have always had a hip-hop influence – but the ballads are the ones that have grabbed people by their hearts.
Even though I’ve had plenty of success and I’m very grateful for it, I’m not satisfied by it. I’m always trying to get better. I’m always trying to make my next record better than my last record. I think if you approach your career with that kind of humility and hunger it’ll make you continue […]