“Who would be the ultimate mash-up partner?” That was the question RadarOnline.com’s Allison Swan asked celebs at The Data Awards outside The Hollywood Palladium Thursday night, and the answers spanned all over the musical universe.
Black Eyed Peas member Taboo said Sade is his “favorite artist,” and encouraged the R&B artist to contact him for a collaboration down the road. He gave us a few bars of the Sade song he would most like to remake, The Sweetest Taboo.
True Blood’s Ryan Kwanten said “the late, great Jeff Buckley” was who he’d like to work with, while John Legend, fresh from his Grammy rehearsals, keyed us in that he’s already doing a mash-up with The Roots.
The event was held to benefit the I Am Foundation, Will.i.am’s charity organization.