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Beyoncé Drops Remake of Frankie Beverly’s “Before I Let Go” and we Love it!

Written by R Dub!

April 17, 2019

New Queen B Track is a Revamp of Soul Classic

R Dub!, host – Sunday Night Slow Jams

I’m old school. I hate to admit it, but I rarely get excited about new music. What can I say, I’m a 90’s kid: I was there when Jodeci, Boyz II Men, Snoop and 2Pac were new artists dropping new, groundbreaking music. Call me old, but today’s music–at least in the R&B world–doesn’t even come close to our jams from back in day.     

But today I got a little excited.

Behold, Beyoncés version of 1981 soul classic from Maze and Frankie Beverly, “Before I Let Go.” You’re gonna want to turn this up.

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It’s hard for anyone to do justice to Frankie’s original, but we loved this one. It still holds on to the original foundations of the song, with just enough of a new twist to make it fresh.

Beyoncé surprise-released the song today, that serves as both the closing credits song to her new Netflix documentary/concert film Homecoming and a studio bonus track to her unannounced companion LP Homecoming: The Live Album.

Original article source: https://slowjams.com/news/beyonce-drops-remake-of-frankie-beverlys-before-i-let-go-and-we-love-it/ | Article may or may not reflect the views of KLEK 102.5 FM or The Voice of Arkansas Minority Advocacy Council

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