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How Jena Malone found her freedom

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Between epic road trips and outsider roles, Jena Malone is this generation’s answer to Dennis Hopper – she reveals how she defied the norm to carve her own path in Hollywood

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Rowan Blanchard on taking Tumblr feminism to the world

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Making her voice heard on showbiz sexism and teen mental health, the switched-on Disney star is showing girls how to reclaim what was once used to undermine them

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The ‘powerfully ugly’ dominatrix rapper fighting trolls

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Maidenfed is the New York-based multi-persona model swatting away online abuse while overcoming anxieties over the way she looks and writing raps about murder mystery pornos

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How Kari Faux got lost in LA and found her new sound

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The Arkansas-born rapper is taking on the bright lights - we spoke to her about hitting the big city, making shit talk profound and lyrically taking no prisoners

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The occult-inspired tattooist with the minimalist goth feel

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Tati Compton is the artist revolutionising the tattoo world through her unique stick-n-poke designs and hard to rival Instagram game

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The Afghan teenager using rap to end child marriage

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Sonita’s mother tried to sell her for just over £6,000 when she was sixteen – a new documentary follows the M.I.A-mad teen in her battle to make a huge societal change through music

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The girl gang proving there’s force in femininity

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Dream Wife create pop anthems for the Instagram generation in this exclusive premiere of their latest video ‘Hey Heartbreaker’

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Meet the 21-year-old behind some of Rihanna’s biggest hits

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Bibi Bourelly made her name writing hits like “Bitch Better Have My Money” along with other songs for Rihanna, Kanye West and Usher – now she's branching out on her own

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How Wyatt Shears is reshaping the sound of Californian punk

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We spoke to the twin brother and Hedi Slimane crush about his solo project Enjoy and his enduring love of melody

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Kelela on masterminding R&B’s emotional resurrection

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Kelela’s redefines crying-in-the-club euphoria for a new generation – ahead of her debut album release, she reveals how vulnerability fuels her power

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The enduring spirit of Sky Ferreira

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Pop’s hardest feeler is back – as she prepares to share her long-awaited new album, she reveals why she’ll always choose freedom over faking it

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The digi-pop singer turning her online insecurities into art

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Rina Sawayama creates a new sound for internet struggles in this exclusive premiere of new video ‘Where U Are’