You Will Die Laughing At 21 Savage Trying To Hit Those High Notes On SZA's 'The Weekend'

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 16: 21 Savage attends "No Cap" Tuesday The Biggest Party Of The Year at Gold Room on January 16, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/Wireimage)

You Will Die Laughing At 21 Savage Trying To Hit Those High Notes On SZA's 'The Weekend'

Well, how did he do?

Published July 19, 2018

While fans may know 21 Savage as Atlanta’s trap pharmacist-turned-trap rap star with the sharp dagger tattoo stamped on his forehead and brutal rhymes, we’ll have you know that he’s also well-versed in the circle of the softer, more sensual R&B genre, too.  

Allow him to demonstrate with yet another solo rendition of a more recent rhythm and blues smooth jam, SZA’s “The Weekend.”

  1. If you’re lucky enough, you’ll catch the ‘X’ rapper crooning one of your favorite R&B classics normally on his Instagram Live or Instagram Story…

    After throwing down hilarious vocals on SZA’s fan-raved CTRL single, he threw it way back with an SWV single, “When U Cry.” The mid-90s single, which comes from the girl group’s third studio album Release Some Tension is a worthy indicator of 21’s intelligible R&B savvy, too. Sampled from Tyrone Davis’s “In The Mood,” the single is one of the lesser-known gems from the SWV vault. Not for 21, though, who hilariously crooned its chorus right on-key, word-for-word.

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    #PressPlay: #21Savage betta hit us with the vocals, beloved!

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  2. Apparently, 21 is also a fan of SZA’s first single of her debut opus, ‘Love Galore,’ which he also served a quick performance of for the ‘Gram…

    And it doesn’t stop there. Check out more of 21’s hilarious R&B sessions from the genre’s top-tier vocalists, such as:

  3. Michael Jackson
  4. Alicia Keys
  5. 112 and Aaliyah
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  6. Jhene Aiko
  7. And more R&B hits, savage-style…

Written by Diamond Alexis

(Photo: Prince Williams/Wireimage)


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