Words By Jason Hortillas
Maybe the boneheaded rookie move by DeSean Jackson overshadowed Monday Night Football’s horror of a national anthem, but Kat DeLuna needs to call it quits. Known for that “Whine Up” track which was total pop bullshit, she tacks on to the legacy of a wack career by butchering the “Star Bangled Banner.”
Now we all are used to singers giving their own rendition of this pre-game staple. But DeLuna overdoing it on practically every line while her voice cracks on the pivitoal “Land of The Free?” Unforgivable.
Maybe I have a vendetta against this chick because she feels like dropping patois in a song title will give her cred. I forgot about this no-hit wonder until this debacle of a performance. I’m just wondering where does this stack up against the Hall of Fame of flubbed anthems? Roseanne Barr? Musiq Soulchild?
With classic anthem performances like Nike’s resurrected Marvin Gaye version and Whitney Houston’s career defining interpretation, it just lowers the bar for trash singers like Kat DeLuna.
To make me feel better about life let me just post the Marvin version:
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