According to Ailbhe Malone, is just about perfect
Track of the week: Flawless (Remix), by Beyoncé ft Nicki Minaj Oooohhhhhhhhh hiya ladies. In this surprise drop from the most perfect pair ever, takes the sassiest track from Beyoncé and then cuts Minaj in. The best bit – ie the “I woke up like this” section – from the original remains, and B nods to that elevator scuffle with Jay Z and Solange (“of course sometimes shit goes down when there’s a billion dollars on the elevator”). Bey raps with such determination that you immediately want to get out of her way. Meanwhile Minaj lounges in the background like a panther before going in for the jugular, spitting “Winning is my motherfucking protocol/’Cuz I score before I ever throw the ball.” Flawless.
has her eye on the prize, she told the Mix. She explained, “I really want to make a festival one day, do the Lollapalooza type thing . . . I think that would be awesome, but like later on.” She went on, “I want to edit a magazine . . . I want to make movies – I guess I already get to do that with music videos but I want to expand on that a little bit. I want to do a bunch of stuff.” Alright, one step at a time. It’s a far cry from what
was up to at the same age. Perrie told Vevo, “I was very young when I auditioned for X Factor. I was just turning 18 . . . I was doing performing arts at college and I had a job in a salon, which used to pay me £20 per week. I just found out that my mum was paying the person to pay me £20 to get me out of the house and have a job.”
In news, she’s doing fine, she tells Vaga. “As a woman, I’m proud to embrace my body through all stages of life, staying fearless and confident in surrendering to the unknowns the future has in store.” Which is definitely going to be our excuse next time we’re late for work.
Christina Aguilera Aguilera: surrendering to the unknowns