X Factor 2012: Rough Copy vow to move on after judges' homes axe

Rough Copy

X Factor stars Rough Copy have vowed to carry on after they forced to leave the show.

The boys made judges' houses tonight, but had to pull out due to issues with band member Ajobe's visa.

Ajobe, who was born in Nigeria and moved to the UK as a child, could not travel to Las Vegas for this year's judges' houses with mentor Louis Walsh.

It meant that the group were replaced by Triple J at the last stage.

“It was disappointing. I definitely was disappointed. As a collective we were hurt (but) it can't hold us back," Ajobe told Voice Online this week. “We love music, that’s our passion, that’s our dream. We want to aspire to be the biggest we can be as Rough Copy and as individuals as well.”

The trio didn't have any bad feelings towards the show, saying it only made them more determined to succeed.

“It’s a tough competition. We went in there with a passion, but we came out with more of a passion for it, and knowing how things work in the commercial market. We respect X Factor more now. They work you up to your big break and show you how it really is," Ajobe said.

He continued: "It has broadened our horizons and opened our eyes. It was really overwhelming that they took to us and they showed us a lot of love and support.

"They told the world how good and funny and talented we were and it took us a long time to get that kind of recognition.”

See which groups make it through to the live shows when The X Factor continues next weekend!

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