Finalist Cher is ready to be rap star

X Factor finalist Cher Lloyd is reported to have been snapped up by Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label.

Will.i.am is a big fan of the 17-year-old rapper but Jay-Z is sure he can make her a star, alongside Will Smith’s daughter Willow who has had a huge hit with Whip My Hair.

‘Even though Cher didn’t do terrifically well in The X Factor finals, there’s been a hell of a lot of interest in her. Will.i.am‘s backing only intensified the battle to get her signature,’ a source tells The Sun.

‘After weighing up the pros and cons, it was thought that the team at Roc Nation would be best placed to turn her dreams of stardom into a reality.’

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