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The Spice Girls: Fox Force Five

November 1996: The Spice Girls. You may very well laugh when they say they’re on a mission to empower the women of the world, but more than a million people in Britain appear to believe them. Just who exactly do they think they are?

In partnership with Ray-Ban

All eyes on me: Tássia Reis

We’ve teamed up with Ray-Ban to pair four eyecons – The Wayfarer, The Aviator, The Clubmaster and The Round – together with four future icons whose visions will shape the cultural landscape in years to come. Next up, Brazilian rapper and renaissance woman, Tássia Reis.

In partnership with Ray-Ban

All eyes on me: Archie Madekwe

We’ve teamed up with Ray-Ban to pair four eyecons – The Wayfarer, The Aviator, The Clubmaster and The Round – together with four future icons whose visions will shape the cultural landscape in years to come. First up, BAFTA-nominated actor Archie Madekwe.

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At home with Neneh Cherry

October 1992: Three years after her debut album, Neneh Cherry is back in the pop arena. But first she invited us to her retreat in rural Sweden to talk about life, love, family – and home.

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So Solid Crew: swaggering to the top of the charts

August 2001: They’ve been banged up, shot at, knifed, adored, ripped off, sampled and mobbed. There’s 30 of them and the youngest is eight. They’ve brought mob rule to the charts and rebuilt pop for the 21st century. This is So Solid Crew: get UR streets on to the future sound of young Britain.

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How Missy Elliot changed the face of hip-hop

June 1999: To celebrate Black History Month, we’ve dug through our 40 years-deep back-catalogue to find interviews and profiles with the world’s greatest talents across film, music, fashion and the arts. Over the coming weeks we’ll be posting a selection of these FACE encounters with the best of the best. Creative, resilient and revolutionary: these are our Archive Heroes.

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