Earlier this year I had the pleasure of sitting down with the one and only Bowlegged Lou in NYC. One sunny morning in Manhattan’s Alphabet City we chatted growing up, Full Force, UTFO, Lisa Lisa, and House Party. Thank you Lou! x
During a whirlwind visit to LA for my last weekend in California, I had the absolute pleasure of sitting down for a tete-a-tete with ‘LA’s Queens of the Space Age’ Vally Girl and Brooke Candy for the Fantasia issue of Dazed & Confused (guest editor: Nicola Formichetti). Where else would we get creative and cerebral than Hollywood Boulevard home-from-home Freak City?? Added bonus was shooting with the fantastic LA photographer Matt Fry once again.
Women are always pushed down for one reason or another, it’s never-ending. But I feel free when I’m performing. People tell me I make them want to not give a fuck. Inspiring them to not care, and just be.
They make me want to be a part of their world and their creation.
—Roxane Mesquida, on the directors she admires.
It’s like if you’re in love with somebody, some girl; whatever she says to you can really hurt you, because you have this emotion and passion towards her. That’s the way it is with music. When you’ve loved something and fought for it for so long.
“Will Rise, Not Fall” Definition? Prince Paul.
The renowned hip-hop producer Prince Paul has long been one of my very favourites, and earlier this year I had the pleasure of hanging out with him on Broadway in NYC. So, here is the conversation we had about music, life and all in between one beautiful Spring afternoon, posted on Wax Poetics…x