Daily Archives: March 15, 2018

Q-Tip & Demi Lovato: Don’t Go Breaking My Heart

 

Q-Tip and Demi Lovato cover Elton John’s “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” for the John tribute album Revamp. Q-Tip had already paid tribute to John on A Tribe Called Quest’s We Got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service when they sampled “Bennie and the Jets” for “Solid Wall Of Sound.” Revamp is an album of Elton John and Bernie Taupin songs covered by a variety of singers including Mary J.Blige who also had “Bennie and the Jets” used on her song “Deep Inside.” Restoration is the other tribute album and it has a country music theme. Both collections will be released April 6th days before a Grammy tribute concert to John will air on April 10th. 

 

 

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Bishop Nehru: Driftin’

Bishop Nehru’s Elevators Act I & II is out now and “Drifting” finds him rhyming about his inner thoughts. Kaytranada flexes his versatility with a Dilla-inspired track. Nehru is unapologetic about his boom bap origins and his lyrical direction and flow interact nicely with the jazzy clarinet. 

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Kali Uchis & Tyler, The Creator Perform After The Storm On The Tonight Show

 Kali Uchis and Tyler, The Creator performed “After The Storm” for Jimmy Fallon’s audience backed by The Roots. Uchis is getting ready for the release of her first album Isolation this year. She’s been touring with Lana Del Rey and The Tonight Show performance was her first television appearance.  

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