Watch Justin Timberlake’s studio cover of TLC’s ‘No Scrubs’

The 'SexyBack' singer says the 1999 track "still hits"

Justin Timberlake has shared a studio cover of TLC‘s classic hit ‘No Scrubs’ – you can watch it below.

Taking to Instagram yesterday (August 27), the ‘SexyBack’ singer shared a video of himself singing along to the 1999 song with singer-songwriter Ant Clemons, complete with the caption: “Still hits.”

The clip sees the pair deliver their take while sat in a studio as Grammy-winning pop producer Angel Lopez strums the tune on his guitar in the background. Timbaland can also be seen in the clip, staring at his computer screen.

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“Yo, that song is still dope,” Timberlake says after breaking into a fit of laughter with Clemons, who agrees.

You can see the clip below:

‘No Scrubs’ was released as the lead single from TLC’s third studio album, ‘Fanmail’. It topped the US singles chart and earned the group a Grammy for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal at the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards.

Earlier this month, Timberlake mourned the loss of his backup singer Nicole Hurst with a heartfelt statement on social media.

Hurst was 39 years old, and according to Billboard, died after a long battle with breast cancer. However, the official cause of her death has yet to be made public.

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Taking to Instagram to post a string of images and videos of the two together, Timberlake wrote, “My heart is so heavy. We lost a beautiful soul this week.

“Nicole lit up every room she walked into. On and off the stage she was a constant source of joy and positivity. Some things feel so unfair and we will never understand why they happen.”

“What I do know,” he continued, “is that we were blessed to laugh with her, to travel with her, and to experience her infectious smile and love for a life filled with music.”

Timberlake concluded his tribute by writing, “Nicole, it’s not enough to say that I am going to miss you dearly. Thank you for your light. I will do my best to carry that with me. I love you, my sister.”

Meanwhile, Death Cab For Cutie have delivered their own ambitious take on TLC‘s ‘Waterfalls’.

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