Around this time last year, I posted a performance video found while browsing through The Black Youth Project’s website. I found a singer and guitarist named Tiara Thomas who knocked my socks off. That’s a hard thing to accomplish. Her lyrics and her style were so sharp that I knew this young woman was headed for stardom. Click here to refresh your memory.

A quick Google search over this Christmas holiday turned up something new. This time, instead of a heartfelt home video, Tiara is strumming her guitar and partying along with rapper Wale. Looks like the phenomenal Tiara Thomas is on her way after all:

Keep an eye out for Tiara Thomas! She’s bound for big things.