Bars are often the ideal backdrop for emerging performers, and singer RaVaughn agrees—the R&B powerhouse loves performing in bars because it's those intimate settings that allow for her to interact with the crowd, and really get a sense for how they feel about the music. She's strong, self aware, and passionate, so it's no surprise that Ne-Yo picked her up on his label. In the spirit of Charles Tanqueray—the founder of his namesake gin who dedicated his life to his passion for gin—RaVaughn never had a plan B.
Watch RaVaughn in the video above, and raise a glass to those who stick to their guns. Check out the rest of the videos here.