FKA Twigs

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FKA Twigs
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FKA Twigs performing in 2015
Tahliah Debrett Barnett

(1988-01-17) 17 January 1988 (age 34)
  • Singer-songwriter
  • record producer
  • director
  • dancer
  • actress
Years active2004–present
AwardsFull list
Musical career
Associated acts

Tahliah Debrett Barnett (born 17 January 1988[6]), known as FKA twigs, is an English R&B singer. She used to be called twigs. Her music has been called post-dubstep and trip-hop.[7]

She was on the cover of i-D magazine in August 2012.[8]

twigs released her first EP EP on December 4, 2012.

On August 1 2013 twigs posted the video for her single "Water Me" on YouTube. It now has over one million views.[9]

twigs released her second extended play EP2 on September 17, 2013. It was her first release on the record label The Young Turks. Pitchfork gave it a score of 8 out of 10.[10]

In 2013 BBC put her on their Sound of 2014 list of nominees.[11] In January 2014 BBC chose the winner.

twigs' first album LP1 was released in August 2014.

References[change | change source]

  1. Adams, Gregory. "FKA twigs Treats 'EP1' to Vinyl Reissue". Exclaim!. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  2. Fraden, Angel. "The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly: FKA twigs". Cypher League. Archived from the original on 16 September 2016. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  3. Sawyer, Miranda (28 September 2019). "FKA twigs: 'An incredible woman always in the shadow of a man? I can relate'". The Guardian. Retrieved 28 September 2019. The queen of art pop has written her most personal album yet – and come out fighting
  4. Cafolla, Anna (13 January 2017). "FKA twigs has made a zine and you can see it here". Dazed. Retrieved 10 August 2017. An exclusive peek at the pages produced by the avant-pop visionary [...] It's been two years since the release of the avant-pop visionary's M3LL155X EP
  5. Battan, Carrie. "FKA twigs". Pitchfork. Retrieved 20 August 2016.
  6. "Certificate of Incorporation of a Private Limited Company | Female Reclining Ltd". Retrieved 18 February 2021.
  7. "New Music Videos, Reality TV Shows, Celebrity News, Pop Culture". MTV.
  9. FKA twigs (1 August 2013). "FKA twigs - Water Me" – via YouTube.
  10. "FKA twigs: EP2". Pitchfork.
  11. "BBC Music - BBC Music Sound Of, 2014 - FKA twigs". BBC.

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