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Why is TikTok obsessed with dogs that look like pizza slices, and why is that making me sad?
Borzois were already popular on the social media app for their long snouts and air of ennui, but now the Muppets are involved – what’s going on?

Calla Wahlquist explains it to Josephine Tovey

06, Jan, 2023 @12:00 AM

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We do it grande: how 2022 became the year of the big statement album
From Kendrick Lamar to Beyoncé and Arctic Monkeys, artists lent into opulence and maximalism this year, inviting listeners to escape – and asserting their disregard for pop’s rules

Alexis Petridis

23, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Why do female musicians have to fake it on TikTok? | Rebecca Taylor
Everyone from FKA twigs to Florence is under pressure to provide viral social media content, but it’s at the expense of building a sustainable fanbase and honing one’s craft

Rebecca Lucy Taylor, Self Esteem

30, May, 2022 @3:39 PM

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FKA twigs: ‘I don’t have secrets. I’m not ashamed of anything’
After a hellish couple of years, the pop visionary is back. She talks about beating illness, escaping abuse, and the joy of connecting with her Caribbean roots

Kadish Morris

26, Mar, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Sex stories, purgatory and Adele’s tears: the album skit is back
Keen to re-establish the album in the age of the playlist, artists are peppering their work with voice notes and sketches – to profound and annoying ends

Tara Joshi

14, Feb, 2022 @12:00 PM

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FKA twigs: Caprisongs review – party tunes and hard-won notes to self
The left-field singer makes a bid for the mainstream with hook-centric pop that centres on self-knowledge not trauma

Kitty Empire

15, Jan, 2022 @2:00 PM

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FKA twigs: Caprisongs review – wild invention let down by weak songs
Darkness turns to light in Tahliah Barnett’s follow-up to 2019 LP Magdalene but, even so, it’s an adventurous but undercharged effort missing hooks and cohesion

Alexis Petridis

13, Jan, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Police urged to better protect black women who face domestic abuse
Sistah Space’s call for mandatory training in UK backed by Michaela Coel, FKA twigs and Women’s Equality party

Hannah Summers

15, Sep, 2021 @11:42 AM

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FKA Twigs is exactly right – why do we still ask abuse victims why they didn't leave? | Arwa Mahdawi
Twigs told an interviewer this week ‘We have to stop asking that question’ – pointing to a much-needed reframing of how we think about abuse

Arwa Mahdawi

20, Feb, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Shia LaBeouf's legal team denies abuse claims by ex-girlfriend FKA twigs
Court filing ‘denies generally and specifically each and every allegation’ in the complaint made by the British musician in December

Guardian staff and agencies

12, Feb, 2021 @12:01 AM

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The week in audio: Grounded With Louis Theroux; RedHanded – review
Guest FKA twigs is compelling as Theroux shows other celebrity interview podcasts how it’s done. Plus, a feminist perspective on true crime

Miranda Sawyer

30, Jan, 2021 @5:00 PM

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FKA twigs sues Shia LaBeouf for physical, mental and emotional abuse
British musician’s allegations date from when she was in a relationship with the US actor

Laura Snapes

11, Dec, 2020 @6:51 PM

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