June 3, 2014


Zak Waters Turns Ginuwine's "Pony" Into An Electro-Pop Jam

No one will deny that '90s nostalgia is at an all-time high. Producer/DJ/pop artist Zak Waters was certainly keen to the zeitgeist in re-imagining one of the decade's most bumpin' R&B tunes as an updated electro-pop gem. Fuse is proud to premiere the Los Angeles singer's cover of Ginuwine's "Pony." Get into the nostalgia with a modern-day twist above!

But of all the great '90s tunes, why choose the innuendo-heavy hit? Waters tells Fuse, "It's a timeless song that people kind of forget about until it comes on and everyone always reacts the same way. They mean mug and start grinding."

Backed by woozy synths and a glitch-pop production—but still incorporating the signature vocoded-vocal samples—Waters delivers the sexual lyrics with the same gusto Ginuwine did almost 20 years back, even offering loads of big belts and ad-libs by the song's end. 

Waters recently came off a sold-out tour opening for viral pop star Betty Who, who would occasionally come out and perform "Pony" with him. 

New EP NOW // LATER out June 17th via FAUX Records and distributed by Rostrum Records. You can pre-order it here