• How I Learned To Stand For Myself As A Black Woman In Music

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    By Yola · July 30, 2021July 30, 2021 Black British superstar Yola shares hertarget=" blank" rel="noreferrer noopener" aria-label="Stand For Myself "> Stand For Myself. Her new album celebrates her belief in the possibility of a paradigm shift beyond tokenism and bigotry, which have deeply impacted her personal life and professional career as a fast-rising genre-fluid vocalist, songwriter, musician, and actress who has, landed four Grammy nominations on her debut record. It was the fall of 2013 when I started writing music again. Riding my motorcycle back from my mother's funeral in tears...
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