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Thursday, August 2, 2012
London singer and former X Factor winner Leona Lewis will be heard rapping on her new album – and has boasted she is as good as Nicki Minaj.
The Collide singer famed for her ballads is putting the finishing touches to third record Glassheart.
She has promised fans will hear a different side to her, and she’s even confident enough to take on New York based Nicki.
In a live-streamed Q&A session, Lewis said: “On my new album I will be rapping. I’ve discovered my voice for rapping.
“I could probably go up against Nicki Minaj now. I’m actually that good, so I’m coming for you Nicki! London style MCing.”
It has also previously been claimed Lewis - who won The X Factor in 2006 and is signed to Simon Cowell’s Syco label - will go in a dubstep direction on Glassheart.
A source said: “The Syco team have asked songwriters to hand them dubstep and dance tracks with traditional lyrics for her.
“And they’ve specifically stated no ballads. It’s a big change for her.”
Air cadets have cancelled a planned fundraiser at a local supermarket in order to keep a low-profile following the terrorist attack in Woolwich, London.
Getting work after college was a struggle for one student, but an apprenticeship with a local company has seen her land that all important first job.
The four groups said London’s status as a multi-cultural city which “respects and celebrates diversity” is what makes it one of the most “dynamic, progressive and tolerant cities in the world”.
Brave young Scouts braced themselves for a night of ghoulish storytelling in a spooky mansion.