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John Legend: Get Lifted (Sony BMG)

Dan Gennoe,, January 2005

WHILE R&B and hip hop albums are notoriously hit and miss in the quality stakes, for the last six years at least, there has been one constant. Make a list of either genre's latter-day essentials — albums which will be as indispensable ten years hence as they were on the day of their much hyped release, and, more often than not, John Legend's name is somewhere in the credits.

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