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The Roots, John Legend, Ledisi, Mary J. Blige and a host of others duet with the legendary musician Smokey Robinson on his new album, ‘Smokey & Friends’.

So how did the relationship between today’s biggest names and the Motown legend come about?

“Randy Jackson chose the people for the record. He asked them what was their favorite Smokey Robinson song I either sung or wrote and that’s how we recorded the tune,” he says.

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Smokey Robinson Talks Teaming Up With Mary J. Blige, Ledisi, John Legend On New Album  was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

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