The Big Interview: Mixing sugary hyperpop with aggressive punk rap, Rico’s explosive album Nightmare Vacation is a cathartic release to cap a traumatic year.
For their upcoming third album, the punk band have collaborated with one of the hottest producers in hip-hop. We joint-Zoomed frontman Joe Talbot in Cardiff and Los Angeles-based Kenny Beats to discuss their unlikely collaboration – and to share with The Face mixtapes they made specially for each other. Aw, cute.
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?
Inspired by fantasy, horror and anime, the experimental musician has worked with the likes of Rico Nasty and Kerwin Frost.