Name, where are you from?
My name is Lynks Afrikka. I’m from your wildest dreams, but also South East London.
Describe your style in three words?
Socks and sandals.
What’s the best gig you’ve ever been to?
FKA twigs at The Roundhouse in 2015. She was, at the time, my favourite artist in the world and she went above and beyond. Choreography, lights and music used together like nothing I’d ever seen. This video should explain what I mean.
If you could be on the line up with any two artists in history?
Kygo and Martin Garrix to make me look better by comparison.
Which subcultures have influenced you?
Aesthetically, I draw all my inspiration from Leigh Bowery and '90s Club Kid culture. I’ve always been obsessed with transformation and club kids transform themselves into something beyond human.
If you could spend an hour with anyone from history?
God, just to set the record straight.
Of all the venues you’ve been to or played, which is your favourite?
I will always have a soft spot for The Old England in Bristol. It’s where I started music and where I met everyone that got me into it in the first place. It’s a bit of a second home now.
Your greatest unsung hero or heroine in music?
Mutsumi. She has virtually no views - probably because her music is absolutely deranged. I love it.
You can catch Lynks performing at The Victoria, London on 6th August, at Bunker Club, London on the 9th August or at The Edinburgh Fringe on 12th, 13th & 14th August 2019.