Black alternative people have always existed, but faced alienation in the scenes they inhabited, or ridicule within their own community. Now, propelled in part by poster girls like Rico Nasty and Doja Cat, things are changing, writes Yomi Adegoke.
With Slipknot, image is everything. Now, at the age of 50, the band’s percussionist and co-founder Shawn Crahan – aka Clown – is using this interview to go public with a private passion that might seem at odds with a day job in one of rock’s loudest and rawest bands: his love of fashion.
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