Kali Uchis covers Kanye West’s “Paranoid”

For BBC Radio 1.

Photographer Tyler Mitchell
July 11, 2018
Kali Uchis covers Kanye West’s “Paranoid”

Kali Uchis was the musical guest on Annie Mac's Radio 1 show on Tuesday night, performing a three song set including a special Kanye West cover. Uchis took on Ye's 808s & Heartbreak-era single "Paranoid." You can listen to the session below, Skip to 17m 50s mark for the cover.

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Speaking about her decision to perform the song, Uchis said: "808s & Heartbreak was inspirational to me. I love all of the musicality of it and how he was trying to do something different with his voice. It's really special."

Kali Uchis's debut album Isolation was released earlier this year. She will head out on a North American tour in September.

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