Little Simz, is a British rapper, singer and actress who rose to prominence with the independent release of her first three albums; A Curious Tale of Trials + Persons (2015), Stillness in Wonderland (2016) and Grey Area (2019), the last of which was shortlisted for the Mercury Prize and won the awards for Best Album at both the Ivor Novello Awards and the NME Awards. Her fourth album, Sometimes I Might Be Introvert (2021) received widespread critical acclaim, with several publications deeming it the best album of 2021. It went on to win the 2022 Mercury Prize and also earned her the 2022 Brit Award for Best New Artist. Little Simz announced her fifth album, NO THANK YOU (released December 2022) via social media with a brief statement: “emotion is energy in motion. honour your truth and feelings. eradicate fear. boundaries are important.”. In her first appearance at Splendour in the Grass, Little Simz said, “It’s been a long time since I’ve played / visited Australia. The love and support from down under never goes unnoticed and is heavily felt. I’m excited to give my fans the experience they’ve been waiting for.