Photographed by Derick Marquez, Styled by Vincent M. Smith, Assistant Styled by Theresa Rimmel, Makeup by Kelsey Guerrier. Synead (@thesynead) is a musician, anime inspired, Black Lives activist and Trini gyal from Crown Heights, New York. I know what you’re thinking: huh? And that may be the closest way to describe her besides uncategorized and gifted beyond belief. We had the opportunity to chat with Synead about her newest project Tropicao and the latest on her civil rights involvement. Take your own journey to Tropicao via the interview and images below. Disclaimer: *Synead’s language is colorful* Watch the video for #Tropicao and hear it at your local H&M.