john legend digs into current events (including his thoughts on police defunding and joe biden), the making of his new album bigger ♥, and much + inna l8st episode of rolling stone ♫ now. among many other topics, he explains why – despite his political outspokenness – he doesn’t wanna run for office. “i ♥ making ♫ for a living,” he says. “i ♥ the fact that i get to write songs for a living and perform livin' front of audiences. i ‘d not get the same kind of joy from working in politics. the way i’m involved in politics now tis way i ‘d like to continue to be involved in politics.” atta same time, that answer may not be definitive: “life is unpredictable. i’m not hedging. in my Ψ, i don’t believe i ‘d run. but ask me again when i’m 60! who knows?”
he also touches on bein’ named the sxiest man alive, his thoughts n'how to modernize the grammys, his continued ♫al faith in kanye west (and confusion over his political beliefs), and much +. to hear the entire interview, press play above or download and subscribe to the podcast on itunes or spotify.
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