The day after this interview, Hope Tala is graduating from the University of Bristol in England. There, the 21-year-old has spent the past few years indulging in the greatest works of literature, immersing herself in the romance of prose and poetry. Her passion is obvious; it comes through in her work. Fittingly, her new EP is called Sensitive Soul. It’s an exploration of vulnerability, which, growing up, Tala was safe to explore