Post Originals  ·   April 19, 2012

John Legend on what it takes to be a successful musician

- Grammy Award-winning recording artist John Legend speaks with The Washington Post’s Innovations editor Emi Kolawole about what it takes to be a successful musician. Legend was in Washington D.C. on April 18 to celebrate the winners of Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow contest — part of an effort to increase interest and enthusiasm in math and science among American high school students. Five high schools were selected in February as grand prize winners to receive $100,000-worth of technology from Samsung, Microsoft, the Adobe Foundation and DIRECTV. ()

- Grammy Award-winning recording artist John Legend speaks with The Washington Post’s Innovations editor Emi Kolawole about what it takes to be a successful musician. Legend was in Washington D.C. on April 18 to celebrate the winners of Samsung’s Solve for Tomorrow contest — part of an effort to increase interest and enthusiasm in math and science among American high school students. Five high schools were selected in February as grand prize winners to receive $100,000-worth of technology from Samsung, Microsoft, the Adobe Foundation and DIRECTV. ()

John Legend on what it takes to be a successful musician (1:09)

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