Over the weekend, two giants covered Drake’s latest meme-generator, albeit with two very different approaches.
Free-balling pop prince Justin Bieber joined the likes of Erykah Badu, Disclosure and Sam Smith, and the rest of the growing coterie of musicians earnestly paying homage to “Hotline Bling”—though with a twist. He distributed his “remix” through an actual hotline. To hear it, call 231-377-1113. Or you can hear it below:
At a Halloween show, Sufjan Stevens became the highest profile member of the indie sect to try their hand at the song. Joined onstage by Gallant, seasoned troll Sufjan mimics the now-iconic “Hotline Bling” dance moves under a humongous photo of Drake’s face. Watch below:
Bonus: Because we never posted it when it made the rounds, here are Sam Smith and Disclosure covering “Hotline Bling”: