Five years ago P. Diddy embarked on a televised journey to find the next big boy band. He scoured these American lands for raw talent and came across Willie Taylor. I remember Willie’s audition. I was 19-years-old, so any guy who looked remotely sexy, grabbed my attention. But Willie wasn’t just something to look at, he could actually sing. He had on a grey hoodie, something like the one he wore the day he came into the HelloBeautiful offices. He captured the judges with his first note. Needless to say, he made the band! But now, after the demise of his group Day 26, Willie is a solo act–the way I felt he should have been, those some odd years ago.
With a new mixtape “The Reintroduction of Willie Taylor,” we present to you, our first installment of INTERLUDES: an intimate live performance series that features the best talent around.
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