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14 Things You Didn't Know About Kanye West's 'The College Dropout'
After listening to songs by John Stephens on repeat during their studio time, J Ivy (a poet Kanye was working with at the time) noted that his voice sounded like 'one of the legends.' Later, When John Stephens paid the two a visit, Ivy recalls Kanye saying to him "You’re John Legend from now on. That’s your name!" And that was that. Picture: Getty