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Tkay Maidza

From the outside, it looks as if Tkay has been living a charmed life for the past few years: the first female rapper signed to storied indie label 4AD, and a flagship artist of her longtime Australian label Dew Process, in 2020 and 2021 she released successive instalments of her Last Year Was Weird EP series, to increasing acclaim and popularity. She moved to Los Angeles, collaborated with indie-rap luminaries like JPEGMAFIA and Baby Tate, supported Billie Eilish and Dua Lipa, and was heralded as one of pop’s brightest new voices everywhere from Rolling Stone to Pitchfork.

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2021 saw 4AD release debut albums by Dry Cleaning and Spencer., plus saw the return of Tune-Yards and the the first releases on 4AD by Erika de Casier and Helado Negro. Explore these albums, and many more, in this year's Foreword...

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Another busy year at 4AD, in unprecedented times, saw fantastic new releases from the likes of Grimes, Future Islands and Adrianne Lenker, whilst...

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