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    Loyle Carner: family values | DJMag.com

    Tentatively reconnecting with his dad — who he describes as a man who wants to make their relationship work, but is “used to letting me down” — empowered Loyle to break down the ideas of Blackness he’d constructed in his head. “Growing up in a house where everyone was white meant my ideas of what my dad could or should be like, and what he could teach me, were very stereotypical.” School friends contributed their own prejudices to the misguided portrait he was painting of his dad too, adding to the confusion. “What was so cool when I finally connected with him, was he was able to go ‘Yes, I’m a Black man and these are all of the things that society expects of me, but I’m none of these things. I’m just…

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