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Watch John Legend's Rooftop Performance On "Jimmy Kimmel Live!"
John Legend raised the roof on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" on Dec. 13 when he took to the rooftop of the historic Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, Calif., to perform his new single, "Penthouse Floor."
The GRAMMY winner tweeted his excitement about taking his latest single, which features Chance The Rapper, "to new heights."
I hope your schedules are cleared for tomorrow night because @JimmyKimmelLive is something you won't want to miss! We're taking the #PenthouseFloor to new heights with a live rooftop performance above Hollywood. pic.twitter.com/CPtntVTsXD
— John Legend (@johnlegend) December 13, 2017
"The song is about the idea of upward mobility and what it means to strive to make it to the penthouse, but also to remember what you left behind," Legend told GRAMMY.com. "As someone who grew up in a working class neighborhood in Ohio, small town, I had dreams of being an artist, I had dreams of being successful [and] being a leader. But I never wanted to forget where I came from, and the song is really about the idea of ascension, the idea of upward mobility, but also the tension that one might feel reaching that level, and also knowing there's a lot of people from our neighborhood or from our community that are left behind."
Not wanting to waste the gorgeous view of a Los Angeles sunset, while he was up there, Legend also performed some of his other hits, including "All Of Me," "Darkness And Light," "Love Me Now," and "Overload."
Check out the "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" YouTube channel to watch all of Legend's lofty performances.