Hometown: Sydney, Australia (via New Zealand)
Why she matters: Her looks are certainly eye-catching, but her hooks are even hotter. She's a bit Stevie Nicks, a bit Debbie Harry on her danceable, self-titled debut.
You should know: She takes her name from a 1985 fantasy movie starring Matthew Broderick and Michelle Pfeiffer.
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Vince Staples is hardly the ingratiating type. “Don’t shake my hands unless you passing payment,” instructs the redoubtable young’un on “C.M.B.,” a paean to ruthlessly mercenary, Randian capitalism. “Keep your salutation / I need my 40 acres.” This ice-grilling Left Coaster is more Mack 10 than Myka 9, a verbal marksman who refuses to placate… More »