FKA twigs has revealed that she and Jorja Smith are cousins, a fact that they only found out after collaborating on darjeeling, a track that also features Unknown T. darjeeling features on FKA twigs' mixtape CAPRISONGS, which she released back in January.
Speaking to GQ, twigs revealed that, “I’d never met [Jorja] before, and I jumped in her car with her… and I remember thinking to myself, ‘Gosh, that’s really strange. We’ve got exactly the same kind of skin.’
She added, “A few months later, I was on the road to go to LA and [Jorja] left me a voice note saying ‘you’re never going to believe this, but I’ve just spoken to my dad and he’s spoken to his sister and we’re related’”. What a world!
FKA twigs recently shared her new single, Killer, which she described as an anthem "for baddies with a tear in their eye". It's her first release since CAPRISONGS, and it's a cathartic track that touches on heartbreak.
You can check out darjeeling below if you haven't already. It's a track that is a celebration of London, and, as it turns out, it's a track that led to a new discovery for the family tree!