KeKe Palmer Tackles “Who Can I Run To” And Wins

“Who Can I Run To” is a classic. And classics are usually best left alone. But with her own rendition, KeKe Palmer proves that she has the chops to carry the song.

Originally recorded by The Jones Girls in 1979 and famously covered by Xscape in 1995, “Who Can I Run To” is one of those singers’ songs. And even with both of those versions firmly set as standards, Palmer manages to produce a contemporary version packed with her own intricate runs and vocal power. Her music hasn’t been impressive to date, but this track will have people taking notice.

The song is off the soundtrack for Brotherly Love, a film currently in theaters starring Palmer, Cory Hardrict, Romeo Miller, Quincy Brown, and Macy Gray.

Listen below:

We are preferential to the version recorded by Xscape. Can’t remember it? Listen below:

What do you think of Keke’s rendition? Does it hold a candle to the original or the 1995 remake? Sound off in the comments below.


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Daren W. Jackson

Daren is one half of the Water Cooler Convos team. He's a writer, music connoisseur, and comic book geek who spends his free time working on his novel and other short stories.

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