Before he took the stage, he talked in regards to the single and the occasions that impressed it with Fallon.
"The message is, , loads instances when we have now these loopy tragedies occur in America, just like the Parkland capturing, and all these items, you’ve folks going] 'I give my ideas and prayers to this,'" he mentioned. "But loads instances we're lacking motion. We're not likely doing something. This track is about that."
He then sat down on the piano to sing by the empowering monitor, with The Roots and a heavenly-sounded trio back-up singers additional underscoring its depth. Legend ultimately grabbed the mic and moved towards the viewers to additional join with them and the track's shifting message.
Watch Legend carry out "Preach" with The Roots under.