Written by: Briana Wright @misswrighttv
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In a unique experiment, nine memorable artists from the 1990s and 2000s came under one roof to create an R&B supergroup in BET Presents The Encore! While only five women remain, an epic performance is in store for the finale, and considering the road to get there- you don't want to miss this.
YV Media Correspondent Miss Wright had the chance to speak to four of the remaining five women about the finale and the future of this new supergroup called 'Bluprint.'
With so much talent in the same house, there was bound to be some drama. Felisha King, best known from the girl group 'Cherish' describes the experience as "an emotional rollercoaster."
"I think emotions were all over the place. Walking into the house I definitely went there in a positive way...and up until now, I'm just glad I made it through. I think all of us are just giving ourselves a pat on the back because that was not an easy thing to go through," said Felisha.
Despite the drama, Fallon, also from 'Cherish,' discussed what made the experience worthwhile in the end.
"The evolution of it, the music, the voices on this music, the work ethic that we put into this...it was amazing and encouraging to see us really stick it out and see it through."
The house originally included solo artist Nivea, LeMisha, and Irish Grinstead from '702,' Aubrey O'Day from 'Danity Kane,' Pamela Long from 'Total,' Shamari DeVoe from 'Blaque,' Felisha and Fallon from 'Cherish,' and Kiely Williams from '3LW' and The Cheetah Girls.
There was controversy because Kiely initially didn't want to be a part of the group but as the numbers started to dwindle, the pressure was on her to perform. Whether or not she commits on stage, we'll have to see in the season finale. Shamari DeVoe (Blaque) said she hopes 'Bluprint' keepings working together following the show and the rest of the ladies agreed!
"I love the music and it's so incredible that I want 'Bluprint' to continue to go on, I want to go on tour, I want us to travel the world!," said Shamari.
Tune in to Bluprint's first performance and the season finale of BET Present's The Encore, Wednesday, August 11th at 10 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her.