Little Simz, an up-and-coming rapper from the U.K., first took a stage as a rapper before she turned 10. She’s followed her own path ever since, developing an acting career and a completely independent music career on her own label, Age 101 Music. We talked to Little Simz for our podcast about how her dance background impacts how she performs, about the melting pot of musical sounds in North London, and about finding success on her own terms.
This podcast is presented Project Unfollow: an art, music and fashion series celebrating the world’s most iconic Unfollowers. It’s also presented by the first-ever BMW X2. In April, Project Unfollow will be sending 7,000 random Vinyl Me, Please members the first Unfollow 10-inch, which will be on gold vinyl and with a deluxe gatefold jacket, and features two songs by Little Simz and 2 tracks that have influenced her.
As part of the podcast, we break down the songs on the 10-inch as well. Listen below:
Amileah Sutliff is a New York-based writer, editor and creative producer and an editor of the book The Best Record Stores in the United States.