We love little Willow Smith and we love the new single “Summer Fling” from her duo Melodic Chaotic. But we were a little confused by her affected British accent in the beginning of the clip.
However, she’s just the latest in a string of artists who’ve tried their hands at sounding like Brits. Who else has found themselves imitating our friends across the pond?
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Outkast’s Andre 3000 is no stranger to pushing boundaries. Listen to one of his tracks from his half of Speakerboxx/The Love Below to get a taste of his posh accent.
Madonna has long been known to randomly adopt the British accent. Check out this interview from 2006.
What is it about interviews in the U.K. that prompts artists to take on the local affect? Eh, when in Rome — or London. Drake decides to big up himself using the accent.
Even Selena Gomez lets loose during a promo for a BBC interview.
It’s difficult to tell what’s going on with Lady Gaga in this interview. Her speech has morphed into some sort of British-Australian hybrid.
Nicki Minaj has gone British in her music, most notably with her alter ego, Roman Zolanski. But view this video to see how long she’s able to keep up the act over one day.
In this X Factor promo, Simon Cowell really doesn’t look impressed with Katy Perry’s fake accent.
Ever wonder what Justin Bieber would sound like as a Brit? He attempted to hold a whole interview in a Cockney (or perhaps Mockney) accent.
Macklemore tries to make the leap toward a British accent, but doesn’t quite make it in this video.
Demi Lovato was actually challenged by an interviewer to do her best British impression.