Dej Loaf, SZA, Tinashe and More Cover The Fugees’ “Killing Me Softly”
T: The New York Times Style Magazine brought in some of top female talent in hip-hop and R&B to participate in a shoot for its Spring Women's Fashion issue. The magazine brought in some of today's rising stars including Dej, the TDE leading lady, Tinashe, Awful Records members Lord Narf and ABRA, Empress Of and Jean Deaux.
With the Spring Women's Fashion issue scheduled to be released on Sunday (Feb. 14), the New York Times unveiled a video highlighting all the women involved in this particular shoot. In a video dubbed "On Set: Hip-Hop and R&B's Freshest Female Voices," the singers and rappers offer up their own rendition of Roberta Flack and The Fugees' "Killing Me Softly With His Song."
Dej Loaf and Lord Narf are the only ones who don't cover "Killing Me Softly" as the two rappers deliver original verses in the video. Narf kicks off the video with some rhymes while Dej Loaf caps it off with a few of her own. The rest of the women do their finest job with the vocals as they try to live up to the great work of Roberta Flack and Lauryn Hill's iconic renditions of the song.
Speaking of Dej Loaf, the 2015 XXL Freshman was recently highlighted as one of hip-hop's top young moneymakers in a video by Forbes. The Hip-Hop Cash Kings list was compiled by Compiled by Hit-Boy, Charlamagne Tha God, Atlantic Records Craig Kallman Lovebug Starski and three Forbes staffers.
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