Sure, Cassie’s “King of Hearts” is a straight-up banger, but one listen to Richard X’s recent remix and the original feels like it has something missing. You can tell a remix has succeeded when it can stand up to the original, but Richard X’s maximalistic take––even sexier throbbing bass, sharp reggaeton snares, droning, hazy synths––amps the track’s already-irresistible club power up to eleven. We’re especially loving how Cassie’s voice sounds under all that spacey echo. Check it out.
And if you missed it, here is Kanye West’s remix: