If you haven’t gotten across the triple j Unearthed artist of the year Kwame, then now is your moment: he’s covered Kendrick Lamar‘s immortal choon ‘Alright‘ on today’s Like A Version, and it’s a solid contender for cover of the year.
Backed by a sizzling jazz combo, the Sydney rapper gives the 2015 mega-hit a smooth soul makeover – those saxes can get it, quite frankly.
There’s just something about the classic jazz/hip-hop mode of operation to make you feel extremely classy and extremely chill – basically, exactly what we all need on a Friday at the end of the year.
Kwame’s touring his latest single ‘CLOUDS‘ in 2019, which will see him visit Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and Newcastle, and if you’ve been lucky enough to snag tix to Festival of the Sun next weekend, you can catch him there as well.
In the meantime, do yourself a favour and check out Kwame doing ‘Alright’, feat. that fucking fantastic band: