Probably one of the most underrated singers, Santigold covers the summer music issue of arts and style magazine Paper, looking rather quirky and arty with a funky black bob and Viktor & Rolf jacket.
The 35-year-old is working on a yet to be titled follow-up album to her critically acclaimed 2007 self-titled debut album, which earned her a Best Breakthrough Artist at the 2008 NME Awards and came in at No.6 on Rolling Stone’s list of best albums that year.
The “L.E.S. Artistes”, who is signed to Jay-Z’s record label ‘Roc Nation’, tells the magazine that King Hov is very impressed with the early mixes off her forthcoming album.
“He said it was going to be ‘an important album’. I wanted to make some epic songs. The whole record isn’t like that, but a few songs definitely are. I wanted to make them feel big. Peter Gabriel-big”.