John Legend ‘no less friends’ with Kanye West because of Trump, says both have gone their separate ways
LOS ANGELES: American singer John Legend and rapper Kanye West are not any much less associates due to the Donald Trump factor, it’s simply that they’re doing their very own factor.
Clarifying that politics has nothing to do with their friendship, 41-year-old Legend instructed The Times that they’ve each “gone their separate methods”.
Legend has appeared on eight of the rapper’s tracks over time, after signing together with his document label, GOOD Music, in 2004.
“I don’t assume we’re much less associates due to the (Donald) Trump factor. I simply assume we’re doing our personal factor,” Legend mentioned.
“He’s up in Wyoming. I’m right here in LA. We’ve each received rising households and I not have a proper enterprise relationship with him as an artiste, so I feel it’s simply a part of the pure cycle of life. But what I’ve all the time mentioned is, we by no means talked about politics earlier than. It was by no means part of our interplay. Our interplay was virtually all the time about creativity and music,” he added.
Legend added musically “they’re not in the identical place both”.
“He’s additionally in a special place musically. He’s doing gospel music. That’s what he’s focussed on proper now, designing his garments, so we’re elsewhere,” the singer mentioned.
The All of Me hitmaker went on to admit that whereas he was “disenchanted” in West’s vocal help of Trump, he wasn’t “planning on disowning him due to it”.
He mentioned that they had been “by no means the closest of associates” to start with.