Off The Record: Wyclef Jean on "Killing Me Softly With His Song"

Source: Mass Appeal

“I’m just like the chef, and I love to mix vibes. Always.” In our latest episode of Off the Record, Wyclef Jean tells the story of “Killing Me Softly with His Song,” the massive hit that almost wasn’t. When the Fugees decided to cover the Roberta Flack classic, they were never going to do it traditionally. Blending elements of A Tribe Called Quest’s classic “Bonita Applebum,” they originally flipped it into a Caribbean sound system-style anthem about battling sound boys.