Kansas City native, songstress Janelle Monae covers David Bowie’s classic record “Heroes” from Pepsi Beats of the Beautiful Game. Janelle Monae recently spook with Rolling Stone about the recreating David Bowie’s classic
“Bowie is part of my musical DNA in so many ways,” Monae says. “And ‘Heroes’ is one of my favorite Bowie songs. When you love your favorite song, you want to keep some of the beautiful qualities of the original, but we brought Atlanta in the drums and wanted them to be thick and hit hard. It’s like us reimagining it. I thought, ‘If this song was in my dream, how would it get from our dream to my reality?’”
Listen to Janelle Monae’s cover of David Bowie’s “Heroes” below
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