On his new Instagram account, the “King of Pop” and “The Roots” star shared a video of himself and the Roots performing “Riot” and then posted a song, “I’m in the Moment,” to mark the occasion.
Legend, a self-described hip-hop fan and longtime fan of the Roots, took to Instagram to share the video, captioned it “I got the beat, I got the melody” and included the line, “This is my song.”
The Roots are known for their hip-hoorah and for their songwriting and songwriting skills.
In 2014, the group released their debut album, I’m In the Moment.
The song was produced by legendary rapper Common, who was also featured on the song.
In addition to Legend and Common, the Roots also include members of the Black Eyed Peas, Bad Brains, Bad Religion, Black Sabbath, Cee-Lo Green, Common, Commons brother, and The National.