Jay-Z Shares ‘Empire State of Mind’ Remix Featuring Gil Scott-Heron

    Over the weekend, Jay-Z performed his first show in four years at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris to mark the opening of the ‘Basquiat x Warhol. Painting Four Hands’ exhibition. During the performance, he debuted a new version of his 2009 hit ‘Empire State of Mind’ that mashes up the original with Gil Scott-Heron’s 2011 song ‘New York Is Killing Me’. Today, he’s unveiled the remix under the name ‘NEW YORK (CONCEPT DE PARIS)’. Give it a listen below.

    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis
    Konstantinos Pappis is a writer, journalist, and music editor at Our Culture. His work has also appeared in Pitchfork, GIGsoup, and other publications. He currently lives in Athens, Greece.

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