A powerful take on Both
Little Simz and Lianne La Havas have delivered their own take on Headie One s single Both .
For their appearance in the BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge, both artists decided against a faithful cover, instead rapping and singing their own lyrics on the Both beat. They say I m the woman of the moment, tell em I m the man of the year, Simz spits on the first verse. Later, she flexes on her success abroad: I just sold out Australia and they love my songs!
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You re free to do what you want do / You ve got to live your life and do what you want to do, La Havas sings on the hook. Watch their performance here:
Headie One has praised Simz and La Havas take on Both . This is cold, he wrote on Twitter.
Simz also performed her own song Selfish , a single from her latest album Grey Area , in the Live Lounge. Watch it below:
In a glowing, five-star review of Grey Area , NME s Kyann-Sian Williams wrote, Across these 10 tracks, Simz utilises her most valuable commodity: honesty. Having stripped away the narrative cloak that shrouded the highlights of Stillness In Wonderland , she s crafted a knockout record and finally come true on her early promise.
Music aside, Simz also plays Shelley on the third season of Top Boy , which arrived on Netflix last week. The show whose new season was executive produced by Drake also stars Ashley Walters, Kane Kano Robinson, David Dave Omoregie and Micheal Ward.
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