~~May 19, 2014~~
Britain’s Got Talent: Teenage rapping sensation Bars and Melody say they’re inspired by Alesha Dixon
In a recent audition for “Britain’s Got Talent,” the musical duo Charlie Lenehan, 15, and Leondre Devries, 13, who call themselves Bars & Melody, delivered a performance so moving it forced the notoriously tough show judge Simon Cowell to give them his Golden Buzzer – a decision that sent them straight to the semi-finals regardless of what the other judges think.
The teens combined their rap and singing talent to deliver a powerful anti-bullying message that was inspired in part by personal experience.
“I started rapping because I was having a hard time in primary school. I was getting bullied,” Leondre said in a clip of the performance on YouTube that had been viewed more than seven million times as of Wednesday morning, May 2014. “When I used to…
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