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AlunaGeorge's Aluna Francis explains why everyone should respect Willow Smith

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From Solange Knowles to Malia and Sasha Obama, AlunaGeorge's Aluna Francis gives her top 10 #WCW picks

I know you've heard this song before all over the radio:

But did you know there's so much more to AlunaGeorge than the one radio hit? For instance, the band's collaborated with Flume (a personal favorite):

Lead singer Aluna Francis killed it at Coachella:

They also have a new single out, "My Blood," featuring Zhu (another personal favorite):

And they're even slated to go on tour with Sia and Miguel starting September:

But enough of us fangirling over AlunaGeorge. It's lead singer Aluna Francis we're here to spotlight. Let's let her take over and give us the lowdown on her #WCW picks, in her own words — from her "awesome everything aunty" to the Obama daughters.

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Toni Morrison

From Solange Knowles to Malia and Sasha Obama, AlunaGeorge's Aluna Francis gives her top 10 #WCW picks
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"One of the most poetic writers weaving history, sociopolitical ideas and humanity into incredible stories."

Tracy Chapman

From Solange Knowles to Malia and Sasha Obama, AlunaGeorge's Aluna Francis gives her top 10 #WCW picks
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"Legendary songwriter who wrote one of the most moving tales."

PJ Harvey

From Solange Knowles to Malia and Sasha Obama, AlunaGeorge's Aluna Francis gives her top 10 #WCW picks
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"The character and alternative girl power attitude she brings to music is always been something I've aimed for in my music."

Lorde

From Solange Knowles to Malia and Sasha Obama, AlunaGeorge's Aluna Francis gives her top 10 #WCW picks
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"She makes me jealous in a good way. Her effortless confidence and creativity is very powerful."

Solange Knowles

From Solange Knowles to Malia and Sasha Obama, AlunaGeorge's Aluna Francis gives her top 10 #WCW picks
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"I admire her love for the community and how she has built Saint Heron. It was inspiring to visit her SH family in the Lower Ninth Ward, New Orleans. I also admire how she shares the beauty of family values."

Amandla Stenberg

From Solange Knowles to Malia and Sasha Obama, AlunaGeorge's Aluna Francis gives her top 10 #WCW picks
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"Amandla makes getting your voice heard relevant and sexy. She is an inspiration to other women."

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Willow Smith

From Solange Knowles to Malia and Sasha Obama, AlunaGeorge's Aluna Francis gives her top 10 #WCW picks
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"Pioneering gender politics in a way that is hopeful for young people, Willow is someone people of all ages should respect."

Aluna's awesome everything aunty, Olivia Vincetii

"Taught me how to stay grounded and powerful throughout my career. She gives me unconditional love."

Malia and Sasha Obama

From Solange Knowles to Malia and Sasha Obama, AlunaGeorge's Aluna Francis gives her top 10 #WCW picks
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"They are more mature and cooler than most adults. I want a slumber party at their dad's house where we can do our nails and share travel stories."

More: 24 photos of Sasha and Malia Obama growing up before our eyes

Style icon Iris Apfel

From Solange Knowles to Malia and Sasha Obama, AlunaGeorge's Aluna Francis gives her top 10 #WCW picks
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"Sharing the wisdom that clothes and style are about making you feel the best you can, not for judging others by your own taste."

Before you go, check out our slideshow below.

From Solange Knowles to Malia and Sasha Obama, AlunaGeorge's Aluna Francis gives her top 10 #WCW picks
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