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We're Loving This Little Girl's Perfect Remakes Of Iconic Album Covers For Black History Month

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Insert linkMiriame and her six-year-old daughter Abigail celebrated Black History Month in a brilliant, awe-inspiring way.

The plan was hatched a few months ago when the girl's mother decided to pay tribute to some of the most iconic album covers of African American artists.

The star attraction, of course, was Abigail.


According to Buzzfeed, the duo teamed up with photographer Ernie Michael Hall and graphic artist Glen Thomas and recreated debut album portraits made famous by divas from the 80s and 90s.

The artists included the likes of Anita Baker, Whitney Houston, Brandy, Missy Elliot, Alicia Keys, and Erykah Badu, from a nostalgic era in music when the medium was still a tangible purchase in the form of vinyl, cassettes and CDs you could bring to the cashier to drop your hard-earned cash.

Miriame told Buzzfeed:

"I wanted to pay homage to some awesome singers."
"I basically picked artists I grew up listening to in my childhood and as a young adult."
"I wanted to show my daughter some of the singers I've loved throughout the years."

The stunningly rendered images were posted on Abigail's Instagram page under the alias of "Abbey Elle" just in time before the annual observance came to a close on February 28.


Each of the images were followed by their original counterpart and you can see the painstaking work that went into recreating these famous images.

Abigail, of course, handles the modeling with aplomb.

Whitney Houston's self-titled debut is a classic album—available here—that introduced the world to the force of Whitney's soul-stirring vocals.

The stunning yet simplistic album cover only hinted at the melodic gems to come. Abigail assumes Whitney's spirit to a tee.

Alicia Keys' Songs in A Minor—available here—is considered a neo soul album that was largely produced, written, arranged, and conceived by the classically trained pianist.


Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott's Supa Dupa Fly—available here—was released on July 15, 1997, spawning the hit singles, "The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)", "Sock It 2 Me", "Hit Em wit da Hee" and "Beep Me 911."

The album was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.

Scroll through the images in the post below.

Be warned: the inspiring photos will take your breath away.

Use the arrow on the right side of each Instagram post to see the album being honored.

Abigail nails the essence of each artist derived from the originals and looks like a pro.

Her ease in front of the camera is not surprising given the fact that she's a natural performer.

Said Miriame:

"She loves taking pictures, acting, and dancing and loves dressing up and getting into character."


The second group of photos include a spot-on tribute to Anita Baker's Rapture—available here—from 1986 which sold over 8 million copies worldwide and earned the artist two Grammy Awards in 1987 for "Caught Up in the Rapture" and "Sweet Love," for Best Female R&B Vocal Performance and for Best R&B Song, respectively.

Brandy's self-titled debut album—available here—gets a nod here as well.

Four singles were released from her album released by Atlantic Records in September 27, 1994, two of which became number 1 on the Billboard Hot R&B Singles chart.


Erykah Badu's Baduizm—available here—released on February 11, 1997, was a success that impressed critics for her artistic style and her similarities with jazz and blues legend, Billie Holiday.

Finally, Abigail mimics Toni Braxton, whose debut solo album—available here—was released on July 13, 1993.

Abigail exudes her style and confidence while channeling Braxton's breezy vibe with her half-worn leather jacket and playful hand-to-chin pose.


Now this is how you celebrate Black History Month.

People were enchanted by the adorable six-year-old.


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Someday, Abigail, someday, you may have an opportunity of your own to create an original album cover. We can already tell you're on to great things in your future.

Until then, can you create more tributes, like Janet Jackson, Shanice, Chanté Moore and Vanessa Williams?

Pretty please?