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So many reasons that this has just taken over (already) as #MyNewFavouriteThing (sorry Jazmine!):

(1) Have a listen

(2) listen again

(3) And again

(4) Right?

(5) I know…!

The end vocals get me every time…

Emerging UK artist MNEK (pr: Em-En-Ee-Kay) singing here like his vocal chords have been kissed by angels is only 19 years old, can you imagine? 19!

As a singer, song-writer AND producer this young (Igbo) man is so talented and inevitably his star is now definitely on the ascent in the UK.

He first came to my attention on Soundcloud with his ‘refix’ of Disclosure’s “White Noise”, as soon as I heard his version I fell in love with his voice and had the track on hardcore repeat for weeks; MNEK currently features in the UK charts on Gorgon City’s “Ready for Your Love” which the Soundcloud track is the stripped back version of. I love Gorgon City’s version but I’m a sucker for stripped back vocals so I know which version I prefer…

…Introducing to you, #MyNewFavouriteThing 🙂


Jazmines back!!!

‘Dumb’ by Jazmine Sullivan ft Meek Mill

I absolutely love Jazmine’s voice….so glad she’s back with what sounds like a winner 🙂

Enjoy xox

Yep so currently this is #MyNewFavouriteThing

xo


If this wasn’t captured on film I’d never believe it myself, or at least not the ferocity of it!

At last week’s Met Ball, the annual ball which formally marks the New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art’s yearly Costume Institute exhibit, it appears from a leaked video doing the rounds on-line that Solange Knowles (a fav here at #BIOTB) flipped out on none other than her famous brother-in-law JayZ!

I doubt we’ll ever get to hear what the incident was about any time soon but from the footage it’s clear that Solo damn near lost it in that lift.

It’s never a great (nor bougie) look to have to be held back by security whilst kicking and punching, but when the person you’re trying to attack is your older sister’s husband (??) and in her presence!! Maaannnn that has all manner of ‘levels’ to it…

*pauses to sip tea*

Anyhoooo here’s the footage…

What would you have done if you were Bey?

What could Jay have done to make Solo so loco??

Is it just me or does Beyoncé’s response or LACK THEREOF seem a bit off considering what’s going on???

#IGotQuestions #WhoHasAnswers??
Let me know your thoughts in the comments below… Oh and keep it #bougie 😉

UPDATE:

Uncut footage from the lift:


So, Solo aka Solange Knowles performed yesterday at Coachella 2014 the 2-day music festival in California. As she came to the end of her set and whilst performing my current ringtone (lol!) her song ‘Losing You’ she was joined on stage by her big sister Beyoncé for cute display of sisterly support.

Totally here for it! Her outro comments also made me smile. Solo is Trill!

Go Solo!

P.s. Apparently Bey was rocking Topshop 🙂



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