I think it was my mom and dad. I think my mom and dad got to hear it first. I get scared to play music for Cheryl sometimes.
[Did Mom like it?] My mom loved it. And I find it hilarious. There’s a really, really rude song on my album, and my moms like ‘oh that’s my favorite one.’ And I’m like, 'Mom, you need to listen to the lyrics probably because you aren’t getting this. You are not getting this.’
Liam on Most Requested Live about who was the first to hear Strip That Down outside of the studio (via @thedailypayne)
overcome - laura mvula ft. nile rodgers || 1000 deaths - d’angelo & the vanguard || cold war - janelle monáe || black man in a white world - michael kiwanuka || two hearts - valerie june || munayé (my muna) - mulatu astatke || on & on - erykah badu || black is the color of my true love’s hair - nina simone || killing me softly - the fugees || ain’t no grave can hold my body down - sister rosetta tharpe || don’t wish me well - solange || river - leon bridges || who tells your story - the roots ft. common, ingrid michaelson ||
BONUS: ***flawless - beyoncé ft chimamanda ngozi adichie
Soohyun is so talented. His voice is just… wow. But he is so underrated that the only way people can put attention to him is when he is wearing a mask just because they want to know who is him. Same with all the U-KISS members.