LION BABE “Move On Up (Curtis Mayfield Cover)”

Adding to the Chicago feel of the NFL Draft this year was the theme song itself. Throughout ESPN’s broadcast, they played a new cover from LION BABE over Chicago legend Curtis Mayfield’s “Move On Up” (which was sampled on Kanye’s “Touch The Sky”) and the mix translated as well as I thought on paper.

After a familiar a capella of the ESPN theme music, Jillian Hervey added her own twist on the 1970s soulful hit. I loved how she hit the “Move On Up” lyric and chorus especially. Today, the NYC duo put out the record for all of our rotations below.

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ICYMI: Behind the scenes Chicago photos of LION BABE’s “Move On Up” video for the NFL Draft