This week’s episode of Love And Hip Hop featured a scene in which Jen and Consequence put their differences aside to celebrate their son’s first birthday, a scene that was scored by up-and-coming British soul chanteuse Jessie Ware‘s “Wildest Moments.” We caught up with Ware in New York City earlier this morning here at our Times Square headquarters, less than 12 hours after Ware performed a stunning set in front of a sold-out audience at New York City’s Bowery Ballroom. During our conversation, she confessed how the song’s placement in Love And Hip Hop gave her instant cred with the legendary Roots crew.
“[On Wednesday night], I did Late Night With Jimmy Fallon,” she explained. “I was rehearsing ‘Wildest Moments’ with The Roots, and they said, ‘Oh yeah, we love this song.’ And I was like, ‘You don’t know this song, how have you heard it?’ And they went, ‘We heard it on Love And Hip Hop, it’s really cool.’ And I was like, ‘Thank you VH1, The Roots think I’m cool!’”
So there you have it! Be sure and check out VH1 Tuner for more with the fabulous Jessie Ware, and while you’re at it, take a listen to her new EP If You’re Never Gonna Move (Cherrytree/Interscope), in stores now! And, as always, to find out more about the songs that are featured in each and every episode of our shows, bookmark our As Heard On blog today.