Novel - Sky Might Fall (Soul Version)

Posted 7 years ago
Tags: Novel
Producer:
Novel
Album:
Internet Novelties Series

In installment number four of his “Internet Novelties” series (featured earlier this week), reader-acclaimed singer/songwriter/emcee/producer Novel shouted out the Booth and proceeded to give viewers an inside look at his recording process.  If you were wondering how the cut he was working on turned out, well, wonder no longer, because here it is!  On this soulful reimagining of Kid CuDi‘s Sky Might Fall (a record CuDi’s performed live, but has not released to the ‘net), Novel sticks closer to the source material than he did on musical ‘sequel’ Song Cry II, but not by much—here, he rebuilds Kanye West‘s hazily ambient production from the ground up, giving his revamp a more organic feel with the addition of some driving piano chords.  Of course, the ATL native’s soulful vocals are a far cry from CuDi’s stoneriffic drone, and the rewritten verses are where he truly makes the record his own.  Novel’s debut album, The Audiobiography, is currently scheduled to drop this June, though the artist has implied that label issues may delay its release—keep it locked to the Booth for all the latest.

Novel

Written by
Posted 7 years ago
Get The PLUG app by DJBooth and get the best hip-hop writing and news delivered daily.

More from Novel

Featured Video

Hip Hop News

Drake’s “Please Forgive Me” Short Film is Problematic

The film further blurs the lines between Drake's homage or exploitation of reggae, dancehall and Afrobeat. Read More
Posted about 2 hours ago by Tara Mahadevan

Isaiah Rashad Forced to Tweak “The Sun’s Tirade” Due to Sample Clearance Issue

Sometimes you cannot recreate the soul or an original sample. Read More
Posted 2 hours ago by DJ Z

Kid Cudi’s New Album Includes Two Guest Appearances by André 3000

Also making appearances are Pharrell Williams, Travis Scott and Willow Smith. Read More
Posted about 5 hours ago by DJ Z

Albums Are Dying a Slow Death at the Hands of Prospering Playlists

The album has been dying for years, but playlists are on a tremendous rise. Read More
Posted 6 hours ago by Yoh

Chance The Rapper Secured #MCD All-Star Line-Up Through “Personal Conversations”

Magnificent Coloring Day is another example of the power of establishing relationships. Read More
Posted about 7 hours ago by Tara Mahadevan

Forget The Numbers, Mac Miller’s “The Divine Feminine” isn’t a Disappointment

If it wasn't for the charting anomaly that is Drake, Miller would have notched his second No. 1 album. Read More
Posted 7 hours ago by DJ Z
Sample Text - Sample Link
0:00
3:00
Shrink
Hide

TRENDING NOW



Flame

TOP 20 MUSIC CHARTS


Discover the best new songs, videos, and albums added to the Booth.