Khalid burst on the scene big last year with his feature on Logic’s suicide awareness song 1-800-273-8255, alongside Canadian Alessia Cara. He also released his debut album American Teen and is currently touring in support of the album.
He stopped by BBC Radio 1’s Live Lounge and performed a beautiful rendition of Tracy Chapman’s 1988 smash hit Fast car.
The 20 year old singer absolutely nails it by not overdoing the vocals and keeping it stripped down. Which is a very tough task to do with this song as it is way up there with Bohemian Rhapsody as one of the most butchered songs people try to cover, especially at karaoke bars. His sound also does the song a lot of justice, I think Tracy would approve of this rendition of her song.
You can check out the original song performed by Tracy Chapman below.
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