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Watch Faux Paz's Fiery Performance of NAO's "Bad Blood" From Their Award-Winning BOSS2017 Set

If this is just a small sample of a first place winning set, I'm not sure we'll be able to handle the rest.

Each year Boston plays host to one of the most innovative a cappella competitions in the country, BostonSings. The 3-day festival includes everything from workshops to an exciting professional concert, headlined by some of the biggest names in the vocal arts community. But out of all the weekend's events, the Scholastic Competition has gained the most recognition in recent years.

What helps to differentiate this a cappella competition from others is that each year, BOSS organizers give competing groups a set theme to base their set on, which in turn produces some of the most creative performances you're bound to see all year. This year's theme challenged groups to depict one of the 7 Deadly Sins and a parallel virtue.

This year's first place winners Faux Paz from the University of Maryland met the challenge head on producing a seductive, soulful expression of lust and love in this spectacular rendition of "Bad Blood" by NAO.
The groove is undeniable and the delivery is simply unbelievable, leaving us to wonder what the rest of the set, which will be released at a later date, will feature.

And in case you were wondering, Faux Paz's Tiffany Ohr (the lead in this video) is our #WCW for weeks to come.