James Blake and Chance the Rapper Team Up for “Life Round Here” Remix and More

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James Blake is revisiting this spring’s album Overgrown in an unexpected way. He’s recruited Chicago upstart Chance The Rapper for a remix of the album cut “Life Round Here”. It premiered on Zane Lowe’s show on BBC Radio 1; stream it above, via 1-800- Dinosaur.

Chance tells XXL that the two met at SXSW this year and “kept in touch and started working together on a couple of tracks, including some original material.” There’s also a second version of the “Life Round Here” remix lying around.

“I love his records,” Chance told XXL. “So to do another version of one of his songs that I felt was already completed was… you know… you don’t wanna fuck somebody’s shit up. I jumped on it and people seem to like it a lot. But I’m really excited for our other shit too.

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Photo via Chance the Rapper’s Instagram

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