Ian Asher & Oliver Heldens Release Re-Imagination of Classic ‘Mas Que Nada’

It’s new music Friday and we have a masterpiece rework of 1966 classic ‘Mas Que Nada‘ from Oliver Heldens and Ian Asher. Do you remember Ian Asher leaking this tune back in July 2023? Oliver Heldens reworks of old classics like ‘Blue Monday‘ last year lit the dance-floors on fire around the world. Let’s dive deeper into his spin on ‘Mas Que Nada‘.

Mas Que Nada

Have you heard the original ‘Mas Que Nada’ by Jorge Ben? This track reached it’s round of fame when it was Sérgio Mendes and his iconic band Brasil ‘66 released their cover. Take a listen below. This version is not only a staple throughout Latin America, it reached #4 on the U.S. Billboard charts. It has been voted the fifth-greatest Brazilian song by Rolling Stone Brazil. In 2013 this version went onto the Latin Grammy Hall of Fame. Sérgio Mendes is a three time Grammy Award winner and Oscar-nominated songwriter.

Fast-forward to the release by Oliver Heldens and Ian Asher this classic. The track quickly starts off with staggered groovy beats with stuttering/gated vocal drop, that was the sound by Ian Asher that went viral last year. The tiktok received over 175,000 views. He went to onto collaborating with Oliver Heldens who incorporates his style with a melodic bassline that is distinctive and funky. This song has been stuck in my head all morning and will definitely be a summer anthem. The feel good chords and uptempo energy elevates the track to another level.

Listen to ‘Mas Que Nada‘ out today on all platforms. Stay tuned to EDMTunes for all your latest updates in the electronic music world.