Cher Lloyd competing in UK X-Factor (image:

A friend of mine spotted this young woman on YouTube — Cher Lloyd — she’s a contestant in the current British ‘X-Factor’. Watch her audition.

I like it that she credits the artist, Soulja Boy … and the Keri Hilson ‘version’ of Turn My Swag On she performs. Nice.

I like her a lot. She’s got courage and talent. She’s funky and entertaining.

There’s a hate campaign against her, apparently (… which the song actually anticipates: “… always getting haters like you wouldn’t believe – so wassup?”)

I wish her well. Damn the torpedos.

Video below the fold.