A child of the Youtube and Soundcloud era, Chmba draws inspiration from house icons like Kaytranada and Black Coffee, finding her niche in experimental, percussive electronic beats with haunting vocals that take listeners through a spectrum of emotions.
We caught up with Kyle Ramar Freeman who plays the lead role of Usher in Queer Black musical, A Strange Loop, to talk about his love of performing and all the things that make the show so special.
British Ballroom pioneer and father of the House of Revlon, Jay Jay Revlon, has turned his sights to the stage as the creative director of Sundown Kiki Reloaded. In the following interview, he discusses his introduction to Ballroom, his wider relationship with theatre and why Sundown Kiki is a must-see show.
Too often, LGBTQ+ legends don’t receive their flowers until they’re dead (if at all). Despite the huge numbers of queer people making impactful moves in various sectors, we see the same names over and over again so it can be easy to forget how mighty our communities really are. To highlight some of the amazing […]
I had the lovely opportunity to interview the gifted and multi-hyphenated Cheryl May Coward-Walker. Our conversation was delightful, Cheryl is a graceful, yet enthusiastic conversationalist. We talked about her play The Wedding Speech and its upcoming run, mother-daughter relationships and their many different forms, identity, being an independent artist and the healing journey. Tell us […]
Queer narratives on the big screen are not a new phenomenon. They have existed overtly – or steeped in code – since the beginning of the film industry. Although there are many examples of queer-coded characters, there are enough direct queer narratives to choose from the pre-2000s. Often prevalent in these narratives is an attempt […]
Some stories have a spooky way of showing up in our lives exactly when we need them; Jessica George’s debut novel, Maame, is one of those stories for me. A coming of age tale with a perfectly imperfect protagonist, Maame holds a mirror up to the lives of Black British women anxiously treading the tightrope […]
Electro pop ballad, Uncontrollable, is the latest release from Zim-born, London-bred musician Prmse. After years of working behind the scenes in the industry, Prmse is making his musical debut with a bang. Here’s what he has to say about his journey, influences and building a creative career with intention: Please could you tell us a […]
We all know someone who’s launched a podcast at some point in the last 5 years but not all of them stand the test of time or are actually that interesting (although that depends on what you find interesting). All over the internet, there are a plethora of podcasts to choose from for your listening […]
Queer representation in media is getting more diverse as opposed to years ago and slowly more queer main characters are headlining movies and shows with compelling stories that aren’t trauma filled or there to be the token characters. In the UK, authentic queer Black representation is still a work in progress as words like diversity […]