From FKA twigs, to Kehlani, Rico Nasty and Cardi B – there’s been a surge of cam girl and pole-dancing references in mainstream pop culture. In a pandemic, support for sex workers is crucial. But where’s the line between homage and appropriation?
Featuring Cardi and Meg’s sex-positive smash, mean and melodic rap by Lil Baby and Lil Keed, plus a helium-fuelled love song from 654AR and FKA twigs.
Want to dress like twigs? The artist’s stylist and creative director Matthew Josephs, breaks down the palpitation-inducing looks that appear in the video for 645AR feat. FKA twigs Sum Bout U.
Songs and ideas pour out of the prolific Yorkshire musician. No wonder FKA twigs, Jockstrap and Young Turks can’t get enough of him. Now, at last, he’s sharing them with us, too.
Their epic, new, 22-track album feels like a coincidental soundtrack for isolated living. Beaming in from lockdown in an English countryside hideaway, Matty Healy explains how Greta Thunberg, FKA twigs and Phoebe Bridgers helped him map out Notes on a Conditional Form.