John Legend Goes Underground With His New Single “In America”

The singer/songwriter, John Legend can add another title to his name; executive producer. Mr. Legend is an executive producer of the WGN America series Underground, and today he is back with a brand new track for our listening enjoyment. This time around John Legend drops off a brand new single called “In America.” The track finds John again showing off his vocal abilities, providing something fitting and quite contagious in the process.

Co-writer Dave Tozer described the song, stating: “We wanted to give voice to the frustration that some people have been feeling in recent times.” He went on to add that “To channel the experiences of people who feel targeted for who they are and those forced to work long hours just to keep their families afloat, and show that as a country we sometimes struggle to live up to the promise of the American dream. However, we also wanted it to be hopeful, and show the optimism that leads people to pursue that dream.” Check out the track in the stream below and speak your mind on it after the jump. Stay tuned for much more from John Legend coming very soon!


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