She’s Pop’s fastest rising starlet, but before dominating the charts with her brand of stylized Rock Pop, Rita Ora was an aspiring entertainer growing up in the affluent neighbourhood of Ladbroke Grove, West London.
Starring in 2004’s Brit flick ‘Spivs’ aged just 14, it would be four more years before she caught the eye of Rihanna creators Jay Z & Jay Brown, who signed her to the force that is Roc Nation.
So, with her star rising with every #1 single she scores, she opened up on her childhood with CBBC’s ’12 Again’, detailing what she describes as a ‘tomboyish’ past and her admiration of Beyonce‘s 2003 smash hit, ‘Crazy In Love‘.
Her story below…
Check her out in ‘Spivs’ below: