Alicia Keys samples Kanye West’s “Low Lights” on new track “That’s What’s Up” — listen

Released in celebration of the singer's own birthday

    Photo by Kris Fuentes Cortes

    Today is Alicia Keys’ birthday (happy birthday, Alicia!), and she celebrated by gifting her fans with a brand new song. Called “That’s What’s Up”, the track samples Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo cut “Low Lights”, which in turn sampled Kings of Tomorrow’s (Sandy Rivera) 2004 song “So Alive”. The sparse neo-gospel arrangement lets Key’s voice — one of the greatest of all time — ring out clear and unobstructed as she showers praise on the Lord.

    Listen below.

    Keys also shared “That’s What’s Up” via a video on Twitter that finds her singing the song as she enjoys a nice glass of red wine and a bubble bath. Watch the clip below.