H.E.R. carried out the funky “As I Am” from her I Used to Know Her: The Prelude EP on The Tonight Show on Tuesday night time (Oct. 9). The 21-year-old singer, who has solely been a component the R&B scene since 2016, has already established an identification for herself — and that identification is: no identification. H.E.R., stands for “Having Everything Revealed,” and that’s precisely what the singer doesn’t wish to occur. She needs for individuals to give attention to her music, not the particular person behind the mic.
With that context, it wasn't stunning that the singer donned one her normal pairs outsized sun shades throughout her Fallon efficiency. Backed by a full band and lit by a cool, purple glow, the singer began the finger-popping gradual jam from behind a keyboard earlier than shifting middle stage to take the highlight.
As the tune gained momentum, her deep, easy voice crooned, “Tell me I’m one of the best, I’m," whereas she started strumming her electrical guitar for the second verse. She introduced all of it dwelling by giving the DJ a record-scratching solo on the jam that was a easy hybrid Lauryn Hill-style soul and Prince funk.
Watch the efficiency beneath.