Ciara Teaches Russell Wilson The Craft Of Being A Backup Singer And Dancer

It’s always great to try new things, right? During the off-season, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is putting his performance skills to the test.

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While traveling to the Essence Festival with his fiancée, Ciara, over the weekend, the duo had the time of their lives.

The Crew. #NewOrleans

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Wilson threw it back to the 90s, singing “Lady Dujour” by Jonny Gill to his future wife, as she blushed in the background.

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The pair later took their plane chronicles to the streets of New Orleans, creating their own music video that will have your stomach in knots. Unfortunately, Wilson’s vocals weren’t up to par, and Ciara joked, telling the football player to stick to his day job.

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What do you think? Does he have what it takes to join his fiancée on stage?

During her performance at the Essence Festival that night, the singer brought a sweet ambiance, dedicating one of her songs to her man.

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“This is for you. This song is for that special someone in my life.” Her act might have taught Russell a thing or two about how to create a great show.