Women In Music 2017: Meet New Artist winner Ray Blk

Ben Homewood

Ray Blk has something to say. “You don’t need a big batty or big breasts, and you don’t need to show everything off to win awards and be recognised… That really stuck with me.”

Blk is reliving Ms Dynamite’s 2002 Mercury Music Prize acceptance spech, delivered in recognition of her platinum-selling debut, A Little Deeper. “Having Ms Dynamite say, ‘You don’t have to do anything you’re not comfortable with to make it, that makes you feel like it’s really possible,” ...

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