Exclusive: Hayley LeBlanc, Jessalyn Grace, Kheris Rogers & Corinne Joy Spill On Their New Girl Group Run The World

Exclusive: Hayley LeBlanc, Jessalyn Grace, Kheris Rogers & Corinne Joy Spill On Their New Girl Group Run The World

Meet your new favorite girl group!

Best news ever: Hayley LeBlanc, Jessalyn Grace, Kheris Rogers, and Corinne Joy are joining forces and teaming up to form Run The World. They might be the newest kids on the block, but they’re about to — yep, you guessed it — run the world!

As a group, they’ll be dropping bops, empowering young girls, and even collaborating with Justice on a clothing line! And the best part? Their debut single, “Rainbow,” drops in less than a week! You can listen to the feel-good anthem on June 25th. *Throws confetti in the air* To celebrate, we caught up with the musical tweens to get the inside scoop on what they hope fans take away from the track, who inspires them most in the world, and more!

Keep scrolling to meet Run The World and catch a behind-the-scenes look at the recording of “Rainbow” in this behind-the-scenes vlog:

How would you describe each member of Run The World in three words each?
Corrine: Hayley is sweet, fun, and goofy. Kheris is stylish, friendly, and driven. Jessalyn is kind, artistic, and funny.
Hayley: Kheris is strong, fierce, and powerful. Corinne is bubbly, adventurous, and fun. Jessalyn is cute, sweet, and kind-hearted.
Jessalyn: Kheris is generous, kind, and considerate. Corinne is bubbly, goofy, and expressive. Haley is chill, reserve, and talented.
Kheris: Haley is smart, creative, and hard-working. Corinne is funny, outgoing, and bubbly. Jessalyn is sweet, caring, and enthusiastic.

Run The World is all about empowering girls. Who’s one person who inspires and empowers you?
Corrine: My older sister. She is a police officer and a singer!
Hayley: Taylor Swift!
Jessalyn: My mom is the one person who inspires me and empowers me the most.
Kheris: One person that inspires me is my mom because she pushes me to be the best that I can be!

What was the inspiration behind your debut single?
Corrine: The inspiration behind “Rainbow” is to say that you can create a rainbow right where you are. Even though we cannot do the things we used to do or see friends you can create positive and fun things right where you are. 
Hayley: Right now, there are a lot of issues facing people throughout the world, so we wanted a song that would help bring people together and celebrate love!
Jessalyn: Our inspiration is the rainbow, because after a storm a rainbow always appears…When times are tough, we have to look on the bright side and remain positive.
Kheris: The inspiration behind our debut single was to encourage others to just be yourself, believe in yourself, and never give up on your dreams.

If Run The World could collaborate with one artist, who would it be?
Corrine: I would love to collaborate with Ariana Grande! 
Hayley: Lennon Stella!
Jessalyn: I would have to say Bruno Mars! I love him and I think it would be awesome to collaborate with him. But…[it] would [also] be incredible if we are able to collaborate with BTS because they are my ultimate favorite group!
Kheris: I would love for Run The World to collaborate with DJ Khaled!

If you could tell fans one thing, what would it be?
Corrine: Always be yourself! You are beautiful just the way you are. 
Hayley: Always stay true to yourself and never give up
Jessalyn: I would tell them when times are tough, try to remain positive. Look for the rainbow after a storm!
Kheris: Speak up for what is right…always!

Can’t wait to jam out to “Rainbow” next week? In the meantime, give our latest #NewMusicFriday playlist (featuring Chloe x Halle, AJ Mitchell & more) a listen!

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