8th Nov, 2012
The rapper praised the star’s voice and teased that her dream of collaborating with Beyoncé in the future is not impossible.
“Emeli has the talent to be big in America, no doubt,” Jay-Z told the Daily Star. “She has a unique sound and she is going to be a big deal.
“There is a great tone to her voice. She is going to sell a lot of records. I read it’s her dream to work with Bey and all I can say is you never know.”
He went on to add: “You have to be extraordinary to break into the US. If the talent is there, it can be done. Adele is proof of that.”
Sandé recently reissued her debut album Our Version of Events in the UK, which includes her Labrinth duet ‘Beneath Your Beautiful’ and her new Naughty Boy feature ‘Wonder’.