Kristin Braswell, Writer, Producer, Traveler
Posted on January 13, 2015 by K. Braswell on Interviews

British Singer FKA Twigs Talks Music, Finding Her Voice, and Those Famous Baby Hairs (Essence.com)

There’s something peculiar yet familiar about British singer FKA Twigs. Perhaps it’s the way her voice, cloaked in vulnerability, echoes into a crowd, or how her baby hair sprawls across her face like your favorite homegirl’s hairstyle back in the day.

Born in Gloucestershire, U.K. as Tahliah Barnett to a part-Spanish mother and Jamaican father, Twigs embodies a familiarity that still gives way to a certain mystique. Onstage, her voice hangs onto a spare beat before releasing itself into a calculated whisper. Her body writhes with precision in a display of sensuality and defiance. Twigs insists that this in not an act, but rather, a glimpse of a woman coming into herself with conviction.

Read more on Essence.com: http://www.essence.com/2014/12/03/british-singer-fka-twigs-music-baby-hairs/