The “crazy cross-genre mashup” slot at last night’s Brit Awards went to a blend of the Ting Tings‘
cover of “Rapture” “Shut Up And Let Me Go” and Estelle’s “American Boy” that segued into everyone performing “That’s Not My Name” together; it worked intermittently, but at least allowed the British soulstress to flash a pretty great jacket. But what’s this? Did the Brits’ producers take their inspiration from the mash-up collective The Hood Internet, who posted their own bootleg of the two tracks back in June? The Hood’s version of the blend is embedded after the jump.
I prefer the Hood’s entrant in this horse race, if only because it has more nuance—not to mention more Kanye, and less Ting Tings. But you may disagree!
THE HOOD vs THE BRIT AWARDS [Hood Internet]