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John Legend Channels M.C. Hammer In Epic Lip Sync Battle with Common

by Jackie Willis 12:00 PM PST, February 20, 2015
Playing John Legend Channels M.C. Hammer In Epic Lip Sync Battle with Common

John Legend and Common are taking lip syncing to a whole other level, giving Will Ferrell's Beyonce performance a run for its money.

The Golden Globe winners go head-to-head in Spike TV's new Lip Sync Battle show, while dressed like Lionel Richie and M.C. Hammer.

Common proves he can pull off a Jerry curl as he performs Richie's 1983 hit "All Night Long." While his lip syncing skills could use some work, he should most certainly get some points for his sick break dancing moves.

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Photo: Spike TV

Up next, it was Hammer Time! Legend attempts to one-up the rapper by performing M.C. Hammer's 1990 track "U Can't Touch This."

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Which musician wins? Lip Sync Battle, hosted by L.L. Cool J, premieres April 2 on Spike TV.

"Once you're on this stage, you absolutely have to bring it and they do bring it," LL Cool J told ET. "It's the craziest variety show on the planet."

In the meantime, Common and Legend will be vying for an Oscar on Sunday for their Selma song "Glory." See their emotional performance of the track when they visited Selma, Alabama this past month.

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