After topping charts around the world as the uncredited voice of Avicii‘s mega-selling dance anthem “Wake Me Up”, it’s only just that Aloe Blacc now has a smash hit of his own. “The Man”, an irresistible interpolation of Elton John‘s “Your Song”, has exploded since being featured in a Beats by Dr. Dre commercial and is currently sitting at number two on US iTunes.
No doubt the song will get yet another boost with a new remix featuring piping hot rapper Kid Ink. The LA-based MC, who has his own mega-hit with Chris Brown collab “Show Me”, adds a verse to the uplifting retro-R&B/gospel jam and does a good job of tapping into the song’s celebratory tone. No word yet if the mix is official or just for kicks but it’s well worth checking out after the jump.
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