SPOILERS AHEAD FOR CANADA’S DRAG RACE. The Jujube tree is also valued for its ornamental properties, as the weight of the fruit on the tree gives the branches an artistic, drooping appearance. But then, I feel like a lot of people forget about “Black Velvet” with Jujubee [in Season 2]. The season two contestant and All Stars 1 finalist is a motherfuckingtucking legend on RuPaul’s Drag Race, and rightly so. The song is a paean to Elvis Presley — whose portrait was often painted on black velvet, and who used a hair dye named Black Velvet.Co-writer Christopher Ward, who was Myles' then-boyfriend, was inspired on a bus full of Elvis fans riding to Memphis attending the 10th anniversary vigil at Graceland, in 1987. I love that. Background and writing. Jujubee (sometimes stylized as jUjUBee), the stage name of Airline Inthyrath (born June 21, 1984), is an American drag queen, reality television personality, and recording artist from Lowell, Massachusetts. Jujubee and Sahara fall to the bottom. She was best known as a contestant on Season 2 of RuPaul's Drag Race. 27. Jujubee gives a sultry performance which includes falling to the floor and crying aloud, capturing the essence of the song, thus managing to lip sync her way back into the competition, and Sahara is eliminated. It’s Jujubee. Jujubee, “Black Velvet” (Season 2) I detest this tired old Alannah Myles one-hit wonder, and I hate whenever any contestant covers it on any singing competition. ... Jujubee was actually a lip sync assassin. In China, Jujubes were traditionally grown to maturity and consumed when they were wrinkled and dried, containing a date-like consistency. That was one of the first lip syncs that was so epic, especially for a slower song. She is best known as a contestant on Season 2 of RuPaul's Drag Race, RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars season 1 and RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars season 5. The second season of RuPaul's Drag Race premiered on February 1, 2010, and aired its final episode on April 26, 2010. by Christopher Rudolph 7/6/2020. Ashley passed away on October 1 of 2012 due to heart failure. Sahara Davenport was the stage name of Antoine Ashley, (December 17, 1984 – October 1, 2012) an American drag queen, reality television personality, classically-trained dancer, and choreographer. "When Jujubee performed 'Black Velvet'? Yep, it’s your momm – Jujubee. Kandy and JDF were filler queens that were cast strictly to knock out other filler queens. Besides Black Velvet, my favorite lip-sync of Season 2. level 1. It was a cultural reset." Correction: Not enough Drag Race lip-syncs are to ‘Black Velvet’. 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