Tinie Tempah brought some U.K. flavor to the U.S. edition of “The X Factor.” The English MC performed “Pass Out, the hit single from his debut Disc-Overy, in front of judges Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger, L.A. Reid, and fellow Brit Simon Cowell on Thursday’s results show.
“Expect a lot of high energy, sparks, a lot of creativity, and a new sound as well,” the 23-year-old rapper said before taking the stage. “Prepare yourself. Brace yourself because it’s definitely something like what you haven’t ever heard before.”
Tinie recently released the first track from his upcoming mixtape Happy Birthday. Listen to “Like It or Love It” featuring J. Cole and Wretch 32.