"I never set out to be a political composer, or an activist as such. I set out to make art, I channel my frustrations with the system through the medium of art."
“A huge amount of space in my brain is, a lot of the time, filled up with different rhythms going on; I’m fascinated by things like metric modulation and polyrhythms… They’re so powerful.”
"[Moyo is] definitely a collection of me becoming more comfortable with my identity as a black woman, and not being afraid to just make music that is about these things that I have experienced."
“That’s the thing I love about playing live; it’s such a rush because you’re doing things where you’re at the edge of your seat, but if you pull it off, it feels amazing. There’s so much adrenaline going through you.”
"It’s nice to celebrate and show what you do, it’s nice to get recognition for what you do, but also… I want to be able to make art, and enjoy making art, have value in it no matter what the situation."
"When you’re always made to feel like an outsider, you start thinking 'well, fuck you, I’ll go and do my own thing'.”
“Why do we have these divides between popular and classical music? I just want to make music that people listen to, that I think is cool.”