21-year-old Rita Ora is the first person of Kosovan heritage to appear on MTV. Merely speaking this fact makes the “RIP” singer teary eyed, reports Glamour. The magazine caught up with the London-based ROC star at New York City’s Tribeca Grand hotel, where she talked meeting Jay-Z and Beyoncé.
Glamour: You signed with Jay-Z. What was meeting him like?
Rita Ora: I was straight off the plane from London with rained-on hair! I think if I’d known that I’d be meeting him, I would have freaked out. Now he’s like my brother.
G: How about Beyonce?
R: Destiny’s Child was my band. I was nearly choking when I met her, but she is the nicest. I call her an alien because I’m like, “How do you do everything at once? You can’t be human.”
Photo: Patrick Demarchelier/Glamour