The 10 Best Indie Covers of Kanye West Songs

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10. Francis and the Lights – “Can’t Tell Me Nothin”

When a non-hip-hop artist covers a hip-hop track it’s fairly rare for the beat to translate well. Something about the transition from 808′s to an actual kit played by an actual drummer (besides Questlove) makes it extremely hard to preserve the natural vibe of hip-hop. Francis and the Lights manage to avoid that pitfall with their interpretation of “Can’t Tell Me Nothing.”