It’s rare for a track to sound spot-on when peered at through the lens of different genres, so when we got wind of this brand-spanking new rework we just knew we had to give it not only kudos, but a premiere slot on The Music Ninja. The song in question is “Friday Night” by Brooklyn indie pop outfit The Last Royals. Made up of Eric James and Mason Ingram, the duo pull out all the stops on this ringing, infectious single — so much so that one would think it could only stand alone as an indie tune. But here, LA’s Tribe of Zebras prove us wrong. The producer/DJ team remix the bouncy “Friday Night” into a filthy, growling trap anthem. The original version’s shine gets replaced with some undeniably excellent grime. Check it out below.
The Last Royals’ debut album, Twistification, is out now via Ooh La La Records.