On January 4, a heartwarming Twitter exchange unfolded between two incredibly talented vocalists, Victoria Monét and R&B legend Anita Baker. Anita Baker praised Victoria Monet’s track, calling it a melodic masterpiece.
Victoria Monét, renowned for her exceptional vocal prowess, found herself basking in the glow of unexpected but deeply cherished validation from none other than her musical icon, Anita Baker.
This touching interaction was sparked by the resurrection of an old tweet from Monét dated back to the year 2022. In that vintage post, Monét had expressed her aspiration to craft a timeless love song—one that would earn the esteemed approval of the legendary Anita Baker. In the tweet, she wrote, “I wanna make a classic love song that Anita Baker would be proud of.”
I wanna make a classic love song that Anita Baker would be proud of
— Victoria Monét (@VictoriaMonet) February 4, 2022
Little did Monét know that this seemingly simple and earnest desire would eventually lead to a beautiful moment of recognition and appreciation from the iconic Anita Baker herself. The power of social media brought forth a manifestation of dreams, as Monét’s past words paved the way for a heartening exchange between two voices that have left an indelible mark on the world of R&B.
Further, Anita Baker praised Victoria Monet for her track, which she calls a ‘melodic masterpiece’, sending her love and acknowledging her talent. She tweeted,
?You’ve Already Done it. @VictoriaMonet By Using *ALL of Your Gifts. *How does it feel* is A ?Melodic Masterpiece. CONGRATULATIONS? on ALL your, well deserved Nominations & Accolades & Keeping R&B in Your World/Your Generation❤️
— Anita Baker (@IAMANITABAKER) January 4, 2024
In her gracious tweet, Monét humbly admitted that this unforeseen recognition from Anita Baker was nothing short of a dream come true
WOW!! ✨? This is such an honor and a dream come true!!! My gratitude for you and your art has always been immense and now to speak to you through mine feels so golden!! I love you to the stars and I thank you for these flowers! I’m in awe ? hope to hug you soon ?? https://t.co/6rd77T2c4S
— Victoria Monét (@VictoriaMonet) January 5, 2024
Monét’s past tweet and Anita Baker’s present commendation became a testament to the powerful connections that can unfold through the magic of social media.
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