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Best of 2012: RITA ORA

Aged 18, singer-songwriter Rita Ora was walking into a meeting with a London-based record label when she got a call from Roc Nation. "They flew me out to the States, heard me sing and gave me a record deal. My mum didn't know what was going on, I don't think she understands it. She was just worried about me getting kidnapped in New York. As a boss, Jay-Z knows what he wants, I'd definitely say that. As a mentor, he's totally inspiring. His voice is one of those voices you really need to...