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Rita Ora Covers ELLE’s Women in Music Issue


Rita Ora is one of three cover subjects for ELLE magazine’s Women In Music May 2013 issue.


Read some of the highlights here:

On her childhood idols, the Spice Girls: “I just remember watching them – not even meeting them – and I was completely mesmerized. It feels great to meet someone who is not human, but is.”

On meeting Jay-Z in 2009 after her ‘big break’: “I didn’t think in a million years that I’d fly to New York to meet one of the biggest music moguls of our time.”

On not allowing her label dictate her music: “That should never be allowed! It’s like somebody telling you what to sing.”

On her Marchesa MTV EMA dress: “I went up to [Marchesa designer Georgina Chapman] and said, ‘Hi, I’m Rita. Nice to meet you. I need to wear your dress.’ She was like, ‘What dress?’ They’ve got 10 million dresses. I said, ‘Look, I have your dress as the screen saver on my phone. This red dress needs to be on my





Photo credit: Squiz Hamilton/Evening Standard

Rita Ora shines bright in a new photo shoot for the London Evening Standard.
The Roc Nation siren strikes a pose under an ultraviolet light in a Givenchy dress, Roberto Cavalli suit jacket, and Christian Louboutin spiked heels in the white-hot images.


Rita says, “Sharing my life with people is just part of my daily routine. But I don’t take any notice of the things people say—it’s just white noise. I know the truth. I don’t feel I need to explain anything. Silence is the most powerful response. I know it’s contradictory to put yourself out there and then not want to deal with the responses, but that’s just how it is.’”

The “R.I.P.” singer, who is nominated for three awards at the BRIT Awards, is currently on her “Radioactive” U.K. tour with Iggy Azalea and recently shot a video in Thailand for her new single “Torn Apart” featuring Snoop Lion.