Daily Archives: December 12, 2016
Issa Rae received her first Golden Globe nomination for her HBO comedy Insecure. Rae is competing in the category for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series Comedy or Musical. Rae’s co-star Yvonne Orji shared the screencap of their conversation about the nomination. Rae talked about the award with Vulture and E!
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That time @issarae got nominated for a @goldenglobes and I FaceTimed her at the butt-crack of dawn and went through all the emotions of pure excitement in our matching headscarves! #BecauseThatsWhatFriendsAreFor! #SeeWhatYouCanDoWithAniPhoneIssa?! #FirstTimeFaceTiming #TheresNoGoingBack #HerFlawlessSkinAngersMe 😡 #SheReallyDidWakeUpLikeThis #ThatsThatGoldenGlobesGlow 💯👌🏽 #insecureHBO #DasMyBoo! #ProtectDemEdges💁🏽
“I started writing this song after I woke up one morning in my hotel room in LA and started watching a segment on refugees. That same day I had a studio session with Nick Ruth and SOHN so I went in the studio with this idea in my head. I wanted to sympathise and put myself in their shoes to express what it could be like to flee your country with your family in the midst of war and destruction in the hopes of finding safety in a Western country, only to not be accepted there. That absolute feeling of total unease and desperation…We’re safe here, but we can only imagine”.
The south London singer-songwriter is preparing for the release of his solo album on February 10th.
Little Simz announced her new album today with the song “Poison Ivy” featuring Tilla. The slow tempo collaboration about love comes just days before the release of her second album, Stillness In Wonderland. Pre-ordering the album secures an immediate download of “Poison Ivy.” Little Simz is touring New Zealand and Australia during the month of January.