Hiya! So here’s the news you’ve been waiting your whole life for, issue #23 of BEAT has landed and this time around we’re in estrogen overload and exploring the many facets of music being made by women. So not only does this issue feature cover to cover incredible female musicians, but we asked incredible females to put together all of the words and all of the photographs too.
Lady Leshurr tells us all about her ‘Queen’s Speech’ and why Donald Trump is a “wasteman”, she’s on the first of our covers and was shot by Amber Dixon. You can read Sophie Wilkinson’s interview with her right damn now over here.
We’re blessed to have Kelela gracing the second of our covers for this issue, she’s shot by Lea Colombo and interviewed by Candice Carty-Williams.
Smooth groover Jessie Ware is on cover number three, shot by Clare Shilland and interviewed by Eva Wiseman.
As if that’s not already enough to be getting excited about, inside you’ll find an amazing essay that Kacy Hill wrote about being a creative woman and is shot by Darcy Haylor. Bonzai is shot by Benedict Brink and interviewed by Clementine De Pressigny. Georgia has a chat with Hanna Hanra and Dream Wife are interviewed by Kate Solomon. Norway’s newest pop sensation Sigrid is shot by Clare Shilland and interviewed by Georgie Wright. Plus the legend that is Peaches talks to Eve Barlow.