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The last time I wrote about New York based singer Mister Chase it was for his catchy single, “Sippin’ Tea.” This time, he’s slowed things down with a beautiful cover and made really beautiful video to go along with it.

Chase covered Rihanna’s “Stay” track, which is a pretty intense, emotional song and one of my favorites from her recent releases. I also really loved the stillness in her music video for it. Chase pulled it off in my opinion and tells the story of the song as handprints are left on his body by a guy who fades in and out of the video. Both guys have rockin bods, I might add.

The video was uploaded only a few days ago and already has over 10,000 views. Good job, buddy! Enjoy the cover below.

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This past weekend, Rihanna performed her beautiful ballad, “Stay” at the Grammy Awards. Now, the music video for the song is out and we’ve got it for you to check out below.

Rihanna really shows her softer, more vulnerable side in the video as she strips down and sits very still in the bathtub. “The video was really, really simple. I pretty much stayed put in a bathtub,” Rihanna told E!. She’s deep in thought and really connected emotionally with the lyrics. There are moments where it’s as if she loses her breath on the word “Stay,” which I found very powerful. Is she talking about Chris Brown and her inner turmoil in deciding that she wanted to be back together with him? That’s what I got from it, but this type of thing is open to interpretation and anyone can make what they want of it.

The song and video is a duet with Nashville singer, Mikky Ekko and the two voices work really well together on this song. Rihanna had promised an “emotional,” “personal” and “powerful” video with “Stay” and I’m thinking that she certainly delivered. Check out the video below.

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