It’s pretty clear why Google opted not to announce this news on Monday, along with those new Gmail additions. When the company first mentioned at I/O that musician John Legend’s voice would be coming to Assistant, honestly, we weren’t sure if the company was joking.
Today, however, that feature becomes as reality — if you want it. If you say “Hey Google, talk like a Legend,” or go into Assistant’s setting, you can swap out your default voice for him. The singer went into the studio to record a select number of features, including answers to queries like:
“Are you John Legend?” “What’s your favorite type of music?” “Who is Chrissy Teigen?” “Tell me a joke.”
Legend’s voice is only available for select