I know some cool 20-somethings, but one of the most badass human beings I know is only 16. Two years ago, Beyoncpause, YAS, discovered Sophies talent. Today, Sophies signed to Bey’s label, Parkwood Entertainment. The singer-songwriter recently released two FIRE singles Skyline and I Got It (featuring ya boy Fetty Wap!), and trust, you’re going to be turning up to both tracks . Lucky for you, Sophie happens to be a super special friend of mine. ARE YOU INTRIGUED YET?! You should be. Below are 10 crazy things about the life of Sophie Beem.

1. No one believes she works with Beyonc.

That is, until she posts a casual insta like

2. And even those who believe her assume shes Beys backup singer/dancer.

But nah, haters. Sophie’s her own act!

#VFILESRUNWAY thank you @vfiles

A photo posted by Sophie Beem (@sophiebeem) on Feb 11, 2016 at 7:27pm PST

3. Yes, she’s 16.

16 looks mature and hot AF when you’re about to be #finallyfamous, I guess.

Shooting some very dope content with VFiles that you'll know about soon 😉 @vfiles

A photo posted by Sophie Beem (@sophiebeem) on Feb 5, 2016 at 4:01pm PST

4. She be UP in the gym… (because Bey told her to).

A while back, Beyonc divulged her secret to on-stage stamina that won’t quit. Wanna know what it is? BET YOU DO. These women literally belt out vocal exercises while RUNNING ON A TREADMILL to build performance endurance. Stars, yall. They’re nothing like us.

Sunday X Gotham Boxing

A photo posted by Sophie Beem (@sophiebeem) on Sep 27, 2015 at 1:19pm PDT

5. She has to do performance training from 8 p.m. to every day.

Press play to watch her *work work work work work.*

working on my showwwww /// to see more add me on snap: sophaloph

A video posted by Sophie Beem (@sophiebeem) on Dec 15, 2015 at 2:01pm PST

6. In order to produce an album of 10 good tracks, she had to write, like, 100.

And, yes, she gets to meet with Beyonc about her songs. They make final edits together. Kill me now.


A photo posted by Sophie Beem (@sophiebeem) on Feb 18, 2015 at 3:38pm PST

7. She’s a super private person, despite the fact that she’s in the spotlight.

B taught Sophie that she doesnt have to answer media questions that make her uncomfortable or pry into her personal life.

A photo posted by Sophie Beem (@sophiebeem) on Dec 11, 2015 at 9:37pm PST

8. And she low-key hates parties.

“I’d much rather be at home baking cookies and chilling with my mom and my brother, honestly,” Sophie says.

we kinda look alike #morningeyes #thisismybrother

A photo posted by Sophie Beem (@sophiebeem) on Aug 22, 2015 at 1:16pm PDT

9. She’s just asobsessed withBeyonc as you are.

Even when you know Queen Bey, it’s impossible not to be starstruck by her. When B sent Sophie a bouquet of flowers to congratulate her after a recent performance, Sophie def shed tears.

thank you #beautiful

A photo posted by Sophie Beem (@sophiebeem) on Jan 15, 2016 at 11:41am PST

10. She still has to save up to buy stuff.

Recently, Sophie had to save up to buy herself some “tour shoes,”somefly-ass Alexander McQueen performance kicks. And no, she didn’t buy ten pairs. Just the one. Catch her stuntin in em on tour with Charlie Puth, starting on March 3rd!

PLUS, Shes happy to kick it for in Brooklyn with Thought Catalog!

Check out this hilarious clip of Sophie teaching me to sing at our Williamsburg office. Spoiler alert: My album is coming out soon.

Impressed?! I thought you might be. Follow Sophie on Soundcloud, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook for daily updates on Beyonc’s protg!

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