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CT Icons #3: Ms. Boogie on Dickscipline, music, and queer black bodies

CT is proud to present CT Icons, a new weekly web series. Our favorite, legendary Dutch artists introduce us to their most inspiring and iconic international friends and colleagues, and talk about their work, personal lives and the power of art.

In this third episode of CT Icons, Dutch creative direrctor, stylist and photographer JeanPaul Paula talks to his friend Ms. Boogie:

Rosa Isabel Rayos a.k.a. Ms. Boogie is a Dominican-born, Brooklyn-based rapper who infuses hiphop with a proud queer perspective. The Breakdown will be here forthcoming second studio-length album (and first since publicly proclaiming her identity as a trans woman). Follow her on Instagram @dearmsboogie and listen to her latest song Dickscipline and other music on Spotify.

JeanPaul Paula is a Willemstad-born, currently Amsterdam-based, creative director, stylist, and photographer, who works around the world, partly based in Paris, London and Sao Paulo. After moving to Amsterdam in 2005, Paula had his first experiences in fashion as a stylist and model. In 2008 Paula became Fashion director for online and print publication Mykromag. In 2011 he became the fashion director for WAD Magazine in Paris, where he lived and worked for three years with a diverse group of people. He has done various projects, from commercial to editorial work and from film to music videos. He has worked with Jean-Baptist Mondino, FKA Twigs, Lacoste and Nike, amongst others. Follow him on Instagram @jeanpaulpaula 
Check out the other CT Icons videos on our Lifestreams page.
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