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Watch 'Vampire Diaries' Star Kat Graham Talk New Album, Babyface Worship & Prince

The actress-turned-singer released "Roxbury Drive" on Sept. 25.

Kat Graham, who plays Bonnie Bennett on the CW's Vampire Diaries, isn't just resting on her acting laurels. She's working on the "singer" portion of her resume, which began with the 2012 EP Against the Wall and continued with the release of her debut album, Roxbury Drive, on Sept. 25.

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Graham produced the album herself but looked to mentor Babyface for guidance. "He’s legendary, and I told him, 'I don’t really wanna work with anyone, so if I’m not gonna produce my own record, it would be Babyface,'" she told Billboard backstage at the iHeartRadio Music Festival last month. "And the other person that I'd let be a part of the process would be Prince."

Hear more about the Swiss-born, L.A.-raised 26-year-old's musical influences -- hint: all things '90s -- in the video above.