The song’s success was propelled by an inexpensive -homage video of a lithe, navel-baring Cassie strutting around a mirrored studio in sweats, and the effect was… Now she’s returning with a second album, as yet untitled, in which she enlists an armada of twenty-first-century production talent ranging from Ryan Leslie (who produced “Me & U”) to Swizz Beatz and West.
You know, this is one of those things that if we try to explain it, it will sound moronic. She makes her movie debut this month, starring in A couple of years ago, a brown-eyed Connecticut teenager named Cassie Ventura snuck up on the country with “Me & U,” a simple, slinky My Space single that sounded like it could have been played at a high school dance in 1985. video for his single “Stronger,” playing a Japanime-styled moll who danced on a platinum staircase that looked like it had been stolen from Dolce and Gabbana’s villa.
Nursing a cold, she expresses wonderment at how far she’s come from her not-so-distant days of ballet lessons and trips from New London, Connecticut, on the train.
“It definitely caught me off guard,” she says of “Me & U” mania.
It was kind of crazy, and at first I didn’t understand what it meant. There were spotty live performances (“I know I did a bad job”) and a (false) rumor that she’d been dropped by the Bad Boy label.
Then, at last week's launch of Scarpetta in Beverly Hills, they were "making out, acting romantic," says a source.
Reps for both stars they are "just friends." We'd hope so for Cassie's sake ...
In the video, Grimshaw has Styles hooked up to a heart monitor and holds up a handful of pictures to see which one makes Styles' heart rate jump.
His heart rate starts at 68 beats per minute, so whatever picture makes it go up from there counts as a jump. (Keep in mind, this is before the dating rumors even started.)director Christopher Nolan is the first picture, and an old picture of Styles in some worn-out purple sneakers is next. The last two pictures are of a briefcase full of cash, which makes his heart rate jump, and then Rowe's picture.