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.
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.
As a bisexual Black woman I felt unprepared for the emotional intensity of my first queer relationship. The many causal relationships – or situationships – I had with women in the past, left me feeling unprepared to pursue a long-term relationship with a woman, until I met my current partner. Growing up I rarely saw […]
There are very few recording artists who can capture the public’s attention to become a global household name. There are even fewer artists who achieve icon status and maintain their solo success for 16 years, growing ever stronger with each passing year. Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter has done just this in a wide variety of ways, […]
In the United States, the month of June has been recognised as Pride Month for decades. Its establishment is a direct response to the Stonewall Riots that happened in 1969. Stonewall is a well-known landmark moment in the fight for LGBT+ rights and voices. The riots led to the foundation of LGBT+ organisations, many of […]
AZ Hub The Albany Sunday 26 May 2019 1:30 – 5:00pm Hosted by Tee Ali The AZ Hub is a social space for QTIPOC by QTIPOC in London’s Albany Theatre. This is a space for workshops, screenings, art display, discussion, performance, information sharing and general chilling! This space is a direct response to the lack […]
AZ Mag links up with UK Black Pride to give you the official pre-party to kick start your Pride Weekend. After two sold-out events, AZ Mag Live returns with an evening of live performances from: the soulful songstress; Shaé Universe, the unorthodox lyricist; Tinyman, spiritual singer-songwriter-producer; Atlantis Gandhi, Pxssy Palace’s Arun and more. Hosted by […]
AZ Hub The Albany Sunday 24 March 2019 2:00 – 5:00pm The AZ Hub is a social space for QTIPOC by QTIPOC in London’s Albany Theatre. This is a space for workshops, screenings, art display, discussion, performance, information sharing and general chilling! This space is a direct response to the lack of alcohol free, daytime […]
Earlier this year, the well-known gay social messaging/hook up app Grindr announced their anti-racism, HIV, fatphobia and anti-ignorance campaign named #Kindr. This has come after many Grindr users have lamented having very negative experiences while using the app from other users. These experiences are all linked to immutable identifying characteristics that form the identities of […]
Coming from an Asian background I always lived with a fear that I could never be accepted and would be banished from my community if anyone ever found out. I could barely accept myself – I never would have imagined that there were millions of people out there who were in a similar situation to […]