Listen & Download: Xiomara’s Sultry “Electric Relaxation” (A Tribe Called Quest Tribute)



Over 20 years after A Tribe Called Quest‘s jazz rap LP Midnight Marauders, an album staple, “Electric Relaxation,” gets an unconventional and alluring R&B tribute from California songstress Xiomara.

The 1994 classic is stripped down to take on smooth new life, incorporating lyrics from another Midnight Marauders track, Find A Way and Blackstreet‘s 1996 hit “No Diggity” in the chorus — all backed by Portishead‘s eerie 1995 single, “Glory Box.”

The revamp features production by Billion Coast, bass and guitar by The Hollywood Farmers (Inferno and Oriole), and beat-boxing by Armani Cooper.

The song was released in January alongside Xiomara’s remix of OutKast‘s 2000 Stankonia classic, So Fresh, So Clean.”

Enjoy and download the ATCQ tribute below, and keep up with the singer via Twitter: @TheRealXiomara.