The woman behind one of our favorite albums of this year dons a new moniker.
After many hints of a change and music videoscredited simply to DΔWN, Dawn Richard has fully embraced a new moniker, and is now simply going by DΔWN. It’s a timely distinction considering that many people still might associate her full name with Danity Kane and certain MTV reality shows, and less with Blackheart, one of the very best albums of 2015. Blackheart was one of the most fully-realized creative rebirths we’ve seen in a while, in hindsight the name change feels almost necessary.
Read our interview with DΔWN here and watch the eye-popping video for ‘Calypso’ below.