Articles Tagged: Cover

V. Bozeman – Something In My Heart (CA)

January 13th, 2016 | By Janei


Let me tell you how timeless this song is. To this day, my Mom has random outbursts singing this song while she’s in one of her clean moods. I’d think she would appreciate this rendition V. Bozeman beautifully slayed. Adding her twang to it, V. Bozeman covers Michel’le’s 1989 single, “Something In My Heart“.

I think its about time I replace my mother’s outbursts with my own.
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Willow Smith – Human Behavior (Bjork Cover) (CA)

December 21st, 2015 | By Janei


Willow has really captured her sound since the “Whip My Hair Back & Forth” days. She self produced her latest cover, “Human Behavior” originally done by Bjork. James The Atlantean on the guitars. You can check it out below
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JMSN – Rape Me (MI)

February 6th, 2015 | By Janei


Yes the title of the song does seem a bit…sketchy. But it’s just a cover song JMSN decided to do, originally done by Nirvana. This comes as a surprise being that JMSN just released his album, “Blue Album-JMSN two months ago, but we’re not complaining. Though a cover, “Rape Me” serves as a first single to Pigeons and Planes‘s upcoming Nirvana tribute project called, “Teenage Angst Has Paid Off Well“.

In other news JMSN is currently on tour and is making stops in local spots near you. Will you be at a JMSN concert? I will. Come and find me.

India Shawn – Magic (Coldplay Cover) (CA)

September 17th, 2014 | By Janei


India Shawn takes a break from her touring to release a new cover she’s been working on. Check out her version of Coldplay’s “Magic“, produced by Prem Midha
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Lyrica Anderson – Hold You Down [Music Video] (CA)

September 17th, 2014 | By Janei

Lyrica Anderson has clearly made herself known when she acoustically performed all her singles from her “King Me 2” album. Today she creates a remix after sniping DJ Khaled’s “Hold You Down“, which originally featured Chris Brown, August Alsina and Jeremih. Be on the look out for Lyrica Anderson in the future. She is a problem!

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Jarell Perry – Butterflies x Taboo x Blow (CA)

June 4th, 2014 | By Janei


Alternative/Soul artist, Jarell Perry, releases his smooth take on Michael Jackson’s “Butterflies“. Shortly after seeing the incredible MJ hologram at this year’s Billboard Music Awards, he was inspire to keep his legacy going. Produced by longtime collaborator HSVN

His current EP,”White” is up for grabs, so make sure you go get that if you haven’t.

Also check out his previous covers, “Taboo” originally done by Sade and “Blow” done by Beyonce.
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LaChardon – Good Kisser (Cover) (NJ)

May 26th, 2014 | By Janei


I stumbled across this lady’s Soundcloud page and was impressed on how she handled Usher’s “Good Kisser“. She completely owned it and made it her own. Check out LaChardon’s version of “Good Kisser“.
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Maryann – You And Me [Music Video] x When You Die (Goldlink Cover) (CA)

April 18th, 2014 | By Janei


Maryann comes back with a fire new single/video called, “You And Me“. She prepares for her forthcoming project, “Futuristic Always” due out on the 28th. For now, check out the N8 The Great produced and directed video.

We also have the Goldlink inspired “When You Die” cover done by Maryann. Over this past weekend she took over the original single, and shaped it into her own. Instead of focusing on her own demise, she points out how thinking about someones death can bring up such emotional reactions, negative or positive.
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Anderson Paak – Cover Art [EP] (CA)

April 18th, 2014 | By Janei


I’m still trying to get use to the new name but Anderson Paak is back with a new project.
Collaborating with a new group, the Hellfyre Club, Paak presented the “Cover Art” EP; an innovative soul-fused covered project. Seminal Rock ‘n Pop love songs of the last decade are ambitiously transformed through a contemporary hiphop and R&B song-sculpting lens. Standout lead single “MAPS” made famous by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs gets a totally tipped treatment of crooning vocals paired with minimally arranged electronic production, allowing the remainder of the voyage to fuse rapping, live instrumentation, and vocal range to pave the way for things to come from this uprising talent.
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Jarell Perry – Own It (Drake Cover) (CA)

March 26th, 2014 | By Janei


One of my personal favorites, Jarell Perry decides to cover Drake’s “Own It“. Perry gets seductive with a darker, bold, and penetrating pulsating beat crafted by frequent collaborator HSVN. His EP, “White” is available on iTunes now
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Banks – Are You That Somebody [Acoustic Cover] x Brain [Music Video] (CA)

March 21st, 2014 | By Janei


BANKS drops off her video for the single “Brain,” produced by the Shlohmo. Her EP, “London” is available for purchase now. We also have audio of her performing an acoustic version of Aaliyah’s “Are You That Somebody” and “Brain“, for BBC Radio 1′s Live Lounge. Check them both after the jump.

You can catch Banks performances by checking out stops, as she will be performing at Coachella, The Governor’s Ball and Bonnaroo soon.
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Terrace Martin – Can’t Help It (A Tribute to Michael Jackson) [Music Video] (CA)

August 29th, 2013 | By Janei

“Can’t Help It” – A tribute to Michael Jackson by Terrace Martin from NANA LIFESTYLE on Vimeo.

Today Michael Jackson would have been 55. It happens to be my father’s birthday also, so I also dedicate this post to him. Terrace Martin plays a tribute cover with his band of “I Can’t Help It” at the 1500 or Nothin studios

Jhene Aiko – Keep Ya Head Up [Acoustic Performance] (CA)

July 22nd, 2013 | By Janei

Rap-P is killing these acoustic sessions. We have another clip with Jhene Aiko singing the timeless words of Tupac Shakur’s “Keep Ya Head Up“. Growing up listening to Tupac its only right Jhene pays tribute to the fallen rapper.

Jhené will release her EP Sail Out later this summer with appearances from Wiz Khalifa, Big Sean, Ab-Soul, Kendrick Lamar, and her rap alter ego J. Hennessy.

Jade Alston – Girls Love Beyonce (PA)

May 24th, 2013 | By Janei

During a recent visit to NYC’s POWER 105.1, Jade Alston was asked to do her acoustic cover of Drake’s “Girls Love Beyonce.” Did she do it justice? Leave your comments below

Sevyn Streeter – Come Over (Cover) [Music Video] (FL)

May 13th, 2013 | By Janei

Aaliyah’s legacy will never die, when people like Sevyn Streeter can keep her music going with killer acoustic covers. Sevyn dominates one of the RnB angels last record, “Come Over”. With the help of the acoustic guitar, not only does Sevyn pays tribute to Aaliyah, but she defines the record for herself.