FKA Twigs

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FKA Twigs in 2014, photo by

Birth Name: Tahliah Debrett Barnett-Smith

Place of Birth: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: 16 January, 1988

Ethnicity: African-Jamaican, English, Spanish, possibly Egyptian

FKA Twigs, also stylized as FKA twigs, is a British singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, and actress. “FKA” stands for “formerly known as.”

Her paternal grandparents are Jamaican. Her mother has English and Spanish ancestry. She has stated that she also has Egyptian ancestry.


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