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Lauryn Hill’s Daughter, Selah Marley, Is Working On A "Visually Enticing" New Project

The teen covers the U.K.'s Sunday Times style magazine. 

Selah Marley, the 18-year-old daughter of Lauryn Hill and Rohan Marley, is blazing her own path. The teen model, whose resume includes working with Chanel, Calvin Klein, Kanye West's Yeezy Season presentation, and Beyonce's Ivy Park,  landed the April 2017 cover of the U.K. Sunday Times style magazine.

In the cover story, Marley recounts meeting West for the first time, and the significance of Beyonce’s Ivy Park line.

“I think a lot of times the image that black women have in the media is quite negative,” Marley says of joining SZA, and Black-ish star Yara Shahidi for Ivy Park’s SS17 campaign. “I think Beyoncé working to really empower and show the grace and beauty and intelligence in young black women is really beautiful.”

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Although Marley has met Queen Bey a few times, she was much more nervous to finally be introduced to West. “I was getting anxiety, like, yo, I wanna tell Kanye I love him,” she recalls of meeting West at the Yeezy Season presentation earlier in the year. “He’s been through a lot of persecution in the media and by people, but it doesn’t stop him from being who he is.”

The self-proclaimed “knowledge junkie” enjoys “writing, music, and connecting with people,” and is currently studying science and spirituality at New York University.

She’s also has a new project in the works. “I’m working on a project that basically expresses the entirety of myself. I feel like modeling can be a little surface,” says Marley. “I think this project is really just the purest expression of myself and things I’ve internalized for a long time.”

But she’s not exactly sure how to categorize the work. “It’s a little bit of a blog,” Marley explained. “I don’t really know what to call it, but it’s going to be a really interactive, visually enticing experience.”

Check below for photos of Marley.

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