Rita Ora is one of Roc Nation/Columbia Records‘ biggest artists, and she really impressed with her performance at The Frequency | Radio One‘s annual Urban artist showcase and music industry gathering The Blitz. But we also really appreciated her explanation as to why the accents of British artists disappear when they sing.
WKYS/Washington, DC‘s midday personality EZ Street interviewed Rita as she professed her love for soul music and talked about the legendary group that influenced the sound of her new single “Body On Me” featuring Chris Brown. Plus, she discusses her next film and strategy for making a big impact in the United States.
Watch the interview in the player above, and see bits of her unplugged performance for hundreds of executives at the 5th anniversary of The Blitz, which was also was the launch party for One X, Radio One’s new custom content studio for brands and their curators.