one thing you have to do today is watch this video of amiri and rahiem taylor covering the beatles - they sound exactly like lennon/mccartney and it gives me serious chills pic.twitter.com/lr3r9ew5Dm
— 🌊 (@mattwhitlockPM) February 25, 2018
From Matt Whitlock comes a tweet featuring Amiri and Rahiem Taylor, two New York City buskers, singing a spot-on version of The Beatles' "Eight Days a Week." Close your eyes and imagine listening to John and Paul.
According to their website, Amiri and Rahiem are twins from Bed Stuy, Brooklyn. And although they grew up "surrounded by hip hop culture and all it's glory," they had exposure to pop and funk, and they've steadily built up a Beatles repertoire. You can find plenty other Beatles covers by the twins on YouTube. Enjoy.
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