Wrapping up the audition round, teen Hip Hop hopeful Brian Bradley stunned the judges on The X Factor delivering a performance of “Stop Looking At My Momz” Thursday. Surprising everyone from Simon Cowell to L.A. Reid, the 14-year-old earned an immediate “yes” from the entire panel.
“I am scared of you,” said Nicole Scherzinger joked after the charasmatic teen performed, at first throwing off his glasses and hat, telling Simon Cowell “I see you”.
In video, watch performance via link to the left, Bradley gets the audience on their feet, performing his original song, admitting he hopes to become bigger than Jay Z.
“You are arrogant, obnoxious, argumentative but, you are one of the most talented young people I have ever heard,” Simon Cowell said following the performance.
L.A. Reid found Bradley impressive too, telling the teen he is the “luckiest guy”.
“Wow. Wow. I used to run this label called def jam, all the years I was there, i was looking for you and you never walked in,’ said Reid. “I’m the luckiest guy in the world that you walked into my life today.”
The X Factor airs Wednesday and Thursday nights on FOX.