Little Simz: ‘People expect Black people to have all the answers’

In a pandemic, there are roughly two types of stay-at-homers. There are the ones who lean into the nothingness, racking up eight different Netflix shows a day in last week’s tracksuit bottoms and accepting that this just isn’t their year. And then there are ones for whom stopping feels akin to surrender. They make a book, a radio show, and one of the finest EPs of the year. Unsurprisingly, Little Simz is the latter. She might have had, she says, “the best year of her life” in 2019, but it’s fair to say that 2020 has poked a pretty sizable stick in her wheel’s momentum…

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