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Platinum Hit's Amber Ojeda: I Have a Personality, I Swear to God

Amber Ojeda

Amber Ojeda knew that this week's Platinum Hit rapping challenge would pose a problem for her, but given her emotional outpouring upon her elimination, she didn't know how much of a problem it would be. Criticized for not contributing enough and also for the supposedly small amount she did contribute (guest judge Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins, for example hated her line that described "running rhymes through my head in my canopy bed") to Jackie's embarrassing rap about being white, Ojeda left the competition in tears and doubt. Below, she talks about getting her confidence back, how Kara DioGuardi offended her, Nick's lechery and why she thinks the warzone vibe of the show is counterproductive...
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Producer: Pia Toscano's Making A "Big, Diva-Sounding Record"

Pia Toscano

Hitmaker Rodney "Darkchild" Jerkins says he recently spent some time in the studio with celebrated American Idol castoff Pia Toscano, according to The Hollywood Reporter, and the sound of Toscano's debut record may be no surprise to anyone who witnessed her command of the stage and soaring vocals...
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