John Legend and The Roots have called on Common and Melanie Fiona for their new single. ‘Wake Up Everybody’ – a take on the Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes’ classic – is lifted off of their upcoming albim, ‘Wake Up!’, which stores on September 21st. Give it a listen below:
The entire team did a good job. While they did not outshine the original, the inclusion of Fiona’s fluid vocals and Common’s energy was certainly welcomed. If only music like this was able to find it’s way to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 instead of the filth that has become the norm.