<p>VIDEO: Can John Legend Hit These Essence Festival High Notes?</p>

On this segment of ESSENCE Live, we play a round of "Can He Hit It" to put John Legend's vocals to the test.


We all know R&B superstar, father, husband, activist and television producer John Legend can sing at the drop of a dime. But can he hit these high notes from some of our other 2017 ESSENCE Festival performers? 

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Watch the clip above to find out and then be sure to grab your tickets to see John Legend light up the stage, alongside more of the biggest names in music, at the 2017 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans this July.