Interviews

Icona Pop's Aino on Their Fans: "They're the F*#king Realest"

Things are going pretty damn well for Icona Pop.

The duo, comprised of Caroline Hjelt and Aino Jawo, just wrapped up their tour with twerking queen Miley Cyrus and are currently in South Florida to perform at the Winter Music Conference. Not to mention, both ladies are still benefiting from the success of their U.S. debut album, This is..., released in September.

Both were smiling and laughing at the W Fort Lauerdale Hotel when they emerged from their black Suburban (not a limo, by the way). You wouldn't be able to tell these ladies flew in from Georgia that day and were most likely running on little to no sleep. "We went swimming in our clothes today," gushed Caroline.

Needless to say, they were a breath of fresh air to the swanky hotel where they both DJed and sang their infectious hit "I Love It." Last night,the W launched their newest event Pop Art Music Series, a combination of local art with music acts presented by Atlantic Records and Y-100, Icona Pop providing the music and Wynwood art providing, well, the art.

After sitting down with Iconic Pop, we can now add them to our list of favorite things from Sweden alongside Swedish Fish and Steig Larson's The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo. Don't believe us? Read our interview with them. You'll want to party with them too. 

See also: Icona Pop at The W Fort Lauderdale (Slideshow)

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Natalya Jones