[On ‘Dan Rad’] It’s just weird to have a celebrity nickname and have people occasionally call you that in your real life. It’s like when people say, “hashtag embarrassing” or something, and I want to punch them. It’s a similar thing to that. So you want to punch yourself? I do. I want to punch myself in many ways. x x
"Alternative R&B must die" FKA Twigs speaks out on racism in the music industry through genre-specifying:
"When I first released music and no one knew what I looked like, I would read comments like: ‘I’ve never heard anything like this before, it’s not in a genre,’” she continued. “And then my picture came out six months later, now she’s an R&B singer. I share certain sonic threads with classical music; my song “Preface” is like a hymn. So let’s talk about that. If I was white and blonde and said I went to church all the time, you’d be talking about the ‘choral aspect’. But you’re not talking about that because I’m a mixed-race girl from south London."