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Amy Winehouse appears on Nas's 'Cherry Wine'

Posted by Mawuse Ziegbe  July 4, 2012 02:35 PM

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The voice of the late Amy Winehouse hasn't been silenced.

Hip-hop luminary Nas has used one of the singer's unreleased vocal performances for "Cherry Wine," which premiered on July 3 and is from his forthcoming album, "Life Is Good."

The recording dates back to 2008, when the two paired up for some sessions. Nas spoke to NME about how the jazz-inflected production came together:

Yeah, Salaam worked on her last album, and they were working. We don’t even have an explanation for how it happened. It was just magic. It just happened. It was supposed to happen. She made it happen.

Another collaboration from the pair's session, "Like Smoke," was released on the posthumous Winehouse album "Lioness: Hidden Treasures."

Winehouse's "Back to Black" cut "Me and Mr. Jones" is reportedly about Nas.


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