Pop icon Boy George is an innovator many times over, not only through flaunting his sexuality, reinvigorating 80s pop music alongside the other new romantics, but also in the way he reinvented himself as a DJ. He has become one of the most sought after and ...
For a small country, Belgium has produced a lot of pop talent and the latest soulful chanteuse (or perhaps that should be âzangerâ â sheâs from Dutch-speaking Flanders) to emerge is Selah Sue.Â The 23-year-old has been going strong since she leared the guitar at 15 and has already sold almost half a million singles in Europe with hits âRaggamuffinâ featuring J Cole, âCrazy Vibesâ and âThis Worldâ.Â Her music draws from Belgiumâs deep multicultural roots and is suffused with a soul and reggae spirit. She cites influences like Lauryn Hill, MIA and Erykah Badu. One of her life-changing moments was meeting soul singer Ndegeoncello Meshel.Â â¨Her eponymous debut album, Selah Sue, hit number 1 in the Belgium charts and also charted in the Netherlands, France and Switzerland.Â Gigging across Europe, she performs at St. Moritz on July 28. Find out more atÂ www.selahsue.com