Who is jamelia dating
When Jamelia disappeared four years ago, it seemed her coronation as Britain's R&B queen might be postponed for ever.Four hit singles, including the Top 5, anti-materialist "Money", and a 2000 Mobo award were a precocious start for a girl only 18 when her success began."It was an excellent collaboration," she enthuses, "because he stays true to his indie roots and I stay true to my R&B roots, and it sounds like a whole new genre.Everyone expects me to collaborate with the Missys and the Jay-Zs, but it's so interesting to work with people outside the genre that you're used to. It was: whatever we feel, that's what we're gonna put down; it doesn't matter if it makes sense. I'd love to work with The Darkness - I think they're brilliant!Where I grew up, more or less everyone was in single-parent families.Being in such an adverse situation drew us close together. She's so strong."This new kind of normal family life had its own quirks. "There's loads of things nowadays that people find weird," Jamelia observes.
A rare cloud on the horizon is the frustrating failure of Thank You to match the sales of "Superstar".
"My mum used to say to me, 'You're working too hard.' But at that point, I was like, 'I really could be a singer! ' Before I got offered my deal, I'd not dreamt of being a singer.
It wasn't worth dreaming about, because it would never, ever, happen to me.
The breezily addictive huge hit "Superstar" gives little hint of the unconventional creativity elsewhere.
The new single, "Thank You", is as striking for its psychedelically phased instruments as for its tart retort to her abuser; elsewhere on the album, sexy Saturday-night songs and innovative hooks keep the listener's brain buzzing.
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It was only when I was offered the deal that I realised how much I wanted it."Finally unveiled to the public when she was 18, after three years of grooming, Drama's success seemed to herald a smooth ascent to stardom. "When I first found out I was pregnant, I thought it was the worst thing ever.