Erika de Casier's journey to self love

  • Fizzy Noor
  • Mya Berger

In September 2021, Copenhagen-based Erika de Casier won Denmark’s Star Sprinkle Cultural Award for her innovative approach to music; a sultry, understated take on 90s R&B. In her acceptance speech, de Casier took the opportunity to speak about her experience as an immigrant in Denmark. This hardly came as a surprise. Born in Portugal to a Belgian mother and Cape Verdean father, Erika immigrated to Denmark at the age of eight. There, she spent much of her childhood being racially targeted...

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