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Tiara Thomas - "Bad" [Solo Version]

Lenny Kravitz, Grace Jones, Lauryn Hill, Lion Babe, Thundercat, SZA & More Rock The Afropunk Festival 2015 in Brooklyn, NY.

Ever wondered what "Bad" would have sounded like without Wale's verses? Tiara Thomas has just the thing for you. Delivering a demo of the original track written and recorded prior to her super-sexy collaboration with the DMV MC - a joint that expands upon his apparent knack for syrupy boo-loving tracks following 2012's "Lotus Flower Bomb" featuring Miguel. The singer-songwriter from Indiana proves with this drop that her vocals not only provided the hook but also the concept for the track anchored by her trademark acoustic guitar and a realist's approach to lyricism - the collection of unapologetic statements from a self-confessed bad girl giving voice to imperfection, indifference and female sexual prowess in the span of the two-minute take. Check the original.

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