“No Diggity”: Chet Faker’s Formative Song?

As I wrote in my review on Sit Down/Listen Up, the beats in Chet Faker‘s “Melt,” featuring Kilo Kish, . . .

. . . and “Blush” . . .

. . . seem to owe a lot to Blackstreet‘s “No Diggity”:

Faker does not even attempt to hide his inspiration; he covered the Blackstreet song on his Thinking in textures EP:

This just in: Teddy Riley is suing former bandmate Chauncey Hannibal over the Blackstreet trademark.

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