Anthony Hamilton Transformed Drake’s “Hotline Bling” Into Gospel

With help from The Hamiltones.

November 12, 2015

"Hotline Bling" has been covered every which way, but now there's an a cappella gospel version courtesy of Anthony Hamilton and The Hamiltones. It's a loose, impromptu-seeming rendition; one of 2015's biggest hits is suddenly full of joy and harmony, sunshine and swing.

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Drake is on the record as a Hamilton fan: when the MC partnered with Sotheby's earlier this year to pair works of art with modern music, he included Hamilton's "Lucille" among his various selections.

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