30/11/2015
The F-word and me.

Words by

Tara Smith

Charli XCX has released a 45-minute film on BBC breaking through the dialogue of feminism in music and the scrutiny of female bodies in the industry.

The film follows Charli as she tours her 2014 album Sucker, interviewing fellow female musicians Nicki Minaj, Ryn Weaver and Marina Diamandis.

As a 23-year-old musician, Charli has already experienced a barrage of sexism, image control and scrutiny.

"Female musicians are still in the minority. I think it's important to stand up and be counted, and there are plenty of other women here who feel the same way," she said.

The F-word and me details Charli’s personal views on feminism, while also discussing where it fits into the music industry today with fellow female artists.

"I make my own decisions, good and bad, and to me, that's what feminism is all about," she said.

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