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.
Youth worker, social media maverick, and founder of Exist Loudly, Tanya Compas has teamed up with Instagram as part of their Black Perspectives initiative, inspired by Instagram’s ongoing commitment to champion and support young Black creators to grow and make a living on and off the platform. Tanya has launched Erasure; a two-day bootcamp where […]
Recently, I had the honour and the delightful experience to speak with Kandace Siobhan Walker, award winning-writer, filmmaker, and a recent recipient of AZ Mag’s Creative Fund. Kandace is funny, honest, insightful, and inspiring. Our interview touches on themes of creativity, inspiration, artistic practice, and craft, winning awards and her new short film Cleaning Ladies. […]
Nana Duncan, 29 and Rose Frimpong, 30 are best friends who make up the Two Twos Podcast. They became fast friends after meeting in 2015 at a rooftop party, fast forward to 2021 and the duo have successfully made a transition from creating content on Youtube, to creating an enlightening, insightful and informative podcast, with […]
Happy LGBTQIA+ History month! I was lucky enough to have the pleasure of speaking with Yasmin Benoit, asexual model and activist. Yasmin is witty, incisive and passionate. In the interview we chat about a range of topics from Yasmin’s guilty pleasures, what it was like growing up, asexuality and media representation, being sexualised and why […]
This March, best friends Astrid Madimba and Chinny Ukata launched It’s a Continent; a podcast “passion project” exploring African history, with aims to dispel shallow perceptions of the continent and its people. Humble in their ambitions, neither woman imagined the podcast would gain as much traction as it has, in just seven months. “To even […]
Sofya Wang is an indie-pop artist, first gen Chinese American vocalist and active member of the LGBTQ+ community. Trained pianist and cellist, Sofya taught herself songwriting at the age of 17 and music production. As an openly gay woman herself, her videos, music and visuals aim to empower individuals to stay true and become their […]
Mia Johnson is a 27 year old London based black queer poet from Nottingham. I first came across Mia via social media the day after she had performed her first show Pink Lemonade at Camden’s People’s Theatre late last year. Pink Lemonade explored female masculinity, lesbianism and gender identity. It’s focus was on how society […]