Skepta is the first producer ever to clear an Amy Winehouse sample


If you’re driven by the YouTube algorithm, you’ve probably already come across Skepta‘s Amy Winehouse tribute. Yes, that’s right, Skepta’s Amy Winehouse tribute. The bad news first: the legendary grime MC doesn’t do MC things on it – he doesn’t rap. The rest is nothing but good news. Because the man can also produce, and many people were able to see his skills for themselves at a number of festivals this summer when Skepta broadcast the song from the lectern.

First Amy-Sample ever

The dance track »Can’t Play Myself (A Tribute To Amy)« samples Amy Winehouse’s 2006 song »Tears Dry On Their Own«.It is the first time ever that the Amy Winehouse Foundation has released a sample of the late singer.A special release for that reason alone.
 The single will be released on 12inch on December 8, 2023. Exclusively on HHV Reccords in a lime yellow vinyl edition.