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Listen to Mac Miller’s Touching Cover of Billy Preston’s 1974 Classic “Nothing From Nothing”

Mac Miller had a voice on him.

Streaming giant Spotify has released a new Spotify Singles EP starring Mac Miller. The session, recorded weeks before he died in September of an accidental drug overdose, features two songs recorded by Mac Miller live.

WATCH: Mac Miller & Thundercat Perform Brand New Swimming Tracks on NPR’s Tiny Desk

One of the songs is a stripped down version of “Dunno,” which was on the Swimming album. And a cover of Billy Preston’s 1974 single “Nothing From Nothing.” (The “Nothing From Nothing” cover is particularly touching, and showcases Mac’s underrated vocal abilities.)

 WATCH: Childish Gambino’s Touching Mac Miller Tribute

Spotify Singles launched two years ago, and it’s already been a success. Acts like John Legend, D.R.A.M., and Esperanza Spalding have all given riveting performances.

If you have Spotify, you can check the two songs out below.

 

 

Dimas Sanfiorenzo

Dimas Sanfiorenzo is the Managing Editor for Okayplayer. He specializes in coverage centered around music, pop culture, and politics. Email: Dimas@okayplayer.com

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