Friday 23 June 2017

Former RnB superstar Brandy sings on the subway...and no one notices

Fall from grace: Brandy unrecognised as she sings on the subway
Fall from grace: Brandy unrecognised as she sings on the subway
Freya Drohan

Freya Drohan

Brandy Norwood, one of the most high profile singers of the 1990s, sang her heart out on a New York City subway carriage - but her fellow passengers failed to recognise her.

Now 36, Brandy is best remembered for her starring roles in Moesha, Cinderella and I Know What You Did Last Summer.

Heyday: Brandy Norwood as 'Moesha' which ran for six seasons in the 1990s
Heyday: Brandy Norwood as 'Moesha' which ran for six seasons in the 1990s

Despite the fact that she has a Grammy Award, three American Music Awards and seven Billboard Music Awards to her name - when she

Earlier this week, the acclaimed performer sang 'Home' from 1970s musical The Wiz, while dressed inconspicuously in a grey hoodie and sunglasses.

The video, which Brandy uploaded to her personal channel, shows none of the passengers acknowledging her.

"What y'all thought of that?” she asked her fellow commuters. “Y’all thought that was cool? Hello? Nobody heard me singing? Nobody cares?"

One passenger plucked up and offered, "You’re supposed to go out there and say ‘hey’ to the people. You’re too into yourself."

"This is an important city ready to embrace you. Go for it. We’ve seen this a million times. You have to do something different," he told the singer.

Ouch.

Watch the moment, below.

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