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Aja (drag queen)

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Aja (drag queen)

Aja (born January 4, 1994)[1] is an American drag performer, rapper, and reality television personality best known for competing on season 9 of RuPaul's Drag Race and on season 3 of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars. Aja released their debut EP, In My Feelings, in 2018, followed by their debut studio album, Box Office, in February 2019. Their second EP, ALL CAPS, was released in June 2019.[2][3][4] They currently host the web series Ayo Sis on WOW Presents Plus. In June 2019, New York Magazine named Aja one of the top 100 Most Powerful Drag Queens in America.[5] Early life Aja was born Jay Rivera on January 4, 1994.[1][6] They are of Moroccan, Egyptian and Libyan descent,[7][8] and they identify as a person of color.[9] They were adopted and raised by a single Puerto Rican mother in Brooklyn.[4][10] They used to suffer from PTSD and anxiety, attributing them to a "broken family" situation, but stopped having panic attacks after starting drag.[11] They lived as a trans woman for a year at age 18, later coming to

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Courtney Act

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Courtney Act

Shane Gilberto Jenek[1] (born 18 February 1982),[2] better known under the stage name Courtney Act, is an Australian drag queen, pop singer, entertainer and reality television personality.[3] Jenek first came to prominence, as Courtney, competing on the first season of Australian Idol in 2003. After the show she released her debut single, "Rub Me Wrong", which peaked at No. 29 on the ARIA Singles Chart.[4][5] In 2003, while auditioning for Australian Idol, he also became the first LGBT contestant to openly appear on a reality TV talent show.[6] In 2014, Jenek was one of the runners-up in season six of RuPaul's Drag Race. In January 2018, Jenek appeared on season twenty one of Celebrity Big Brother UK and ultimately won the series with 49.43% of the final public vote.[7] Jenek also began hosting The Bi Life, the UK's first bisexual reality dating show, on E!. In 2019 Act competed and was runner-up on Season 16 of the Australian version of Dancing with the Stars, where Act was paired with Joshua Keefe. This

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Arca (musician)

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Arca (musician)

Alejandra Ghersi[5] (born 14 October 1989), better known by the stage name Arca, is a Venezuelan record producer, songwriter, singer, mixing engineer, performance artist and DJ based in London.[6][7][8] Arca has released three studio albums to critical praise and has produced for artists such as Björk, Kanye West, FKA twigs, Kelela and Frank Ocean. Early life Arca was born in Caracas, Venezuela. Her father was an investment banker and her mother studied International Studies. Her family moved to Connecticut for a time, before returning to Venezuela, where she was privately educated and was introduced to piano lessons. She released music in her teen years by the name of Nuuro, and received moderate popularity in her home country, with praise from big national artists such as Los Amigos Invisibles.[9] She later attended the Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at NYU.[10] Career On 1 February 2012, Arca released her debut extended play (EP), Baron Libre, through UNO NYC.[11] Later that year, she released

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B-Complex

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B-Complex

Matia Lenická, otherwise known as B-Complex, is a drum and bass producer and DJ from Bratislava, Slovakia.[1] In 2015 Lenická came out as bi-gender. She goes by the name Matia.[2] Career Lenická began producing music in 1996 at the age of 12, being mainly interested in hardcore, trance and psytrance, moving onto downtempo and hip hop.[3] Following this period, she moved on to drum and bass, with the intention of producing a unique personal style.[4] Her first major label release was "Beautiful Lies", which was on the compilation Sick Music from Hospital Records.[5][6] The compilation went on to reach the top 30 on the iTunes UK Download Chart, and was in the top 5 on the Beatport Drum and Bass Chart. Her first UK show was in September 2009 at Matter nightclub in London, for a Hospitality night.[7] Discography Singles and EPs Release Label Year Burn My Skin Drumandbass.cz 2004 Amazon Rain Language Lab 2005 Shteel Future Sickness Records 2006 Hunter (2006 VIP) Future Sickness Records 2006

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Dorian Electra

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Dorian Electra

Dorian Electra is an American singer, songwriter, video and performance artist. Career Early life Electra graduated from School of the Woods, a Montessori high school in Houston.[1] They attended Shimer College, a Great Books school in Chicago, from 2010 to 2014.[2] Career Electra first drew national attention in 2010 with the music video I'm in Love with Friedrich Hayek,[3] which lauded the philosophy of the Austrian economist Friedrich Hayek and garnered commentary from the modern Austrian theory professor Steven Horwitz.[4] In 2011, they released two more videos, Roll with the Flow and We Got it 4 Cheap. Both were covered by mainstream political media.[5][6] We Got it 4 Cheap came in second in the Lloyd V. Hackley Endowment's "Supply and Demand Video Contest".[7] In 2012, they interned at production company Emergent Order.[1][8] Emergent Order had previously published Fear the Boom and Bust, a similar Hayek-oriented rap video.[9][10] They then produced a new, similarly economics-oriented pop video,

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Mal Blum

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Mal Blum

Mal Blum (born July 7, 1988) is an American songwriter, musician, writer and performer from New York.[1] Education and early career Blum attended State University of New York at Purchase.[2] They[a] spent their early career promoting self-booked DIY solo tours[4] and supporting musicians including Melissa Ferrick,[5] Jenny Owen Youngs,[6] and Jeffrey Lewis.[7] Career, appearances, and writing In 2014, they signed to Don Giovanni records and announced they would be working on a new album produced by Marissa Paternoster of the band Screaming Females.[8] Before that point, they had never worked with a record label and fan-funded or self-funded recording costs.[9] After the Don Giovanni release of You Look a Lot Like Me in 2015, Blum began touring nationally as a three piece with a bassist and drummer, contributing to what critics called a "more developed but still gritty, punk" sound.[10] Describing the process of making You Look a Lot Like Me, Blum says: When I wrote all the songs on the album I was so d

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Shea Couleé

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Shea Couleé

Shea Couleé is the stage name of Jaren Merrell,[1] an American drag queen and musician best known for appearing on the ninth season of RuPaul's Drag Race.[2][3]New York magazine named Coulee one of the top 100 Most Powerful Drag Queens in America in June 2019.[4] Early life and education Merrell was born in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Plainfield, and graduated with a degree in costume design from Columbia College in 2011.[5][6] Career Before appearing on the show, Shea Couleé performed at various venues in Chicago, including Roscoe's, Berlin, Double Door, and Hydrate.[5][7] She was announced to compete on the ninth season of RuPaul's Drag Race, winning four challenges and eventually lost a lip sync to Sasha Velour, finishing in joint third/fourth place.[2][3] She performed as part of the Werq the World Tour following RuPaul's Drag Race.[8] In June 2017, Shea Couleé released three music videos to promote her debut EP, Couleé-D.[9] She co-directed the music videos, and co-produced the EP.[10][11] Azeal

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Justin Vivian Bond

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Justin Vivian Bond

Justin Vivian Bond (born May 9, 1963) is an American singer-songwriter, author, painter, performance artist, and actor. Described as "the best cabaret artist of his generation"[2] and a "tornado of art and activism,"[3] Bond first achieved prominence under the pseudonym of Kiki Durane in the stage duo Kiki and Herb, an act born out of a collaboration with long-time co-star Kenny Mellman. With a musical voice self-described as "kind of woody and full with a lot of vibration,"[4] Bond is a Tony-nominated (2007) performer who has received GLAAD (2000), Obie (2001), Bessie (2004), Ethyl (2007), and a Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists (2012) awards. Bond is transgender[5] and prefers the gender-inclusive honorific Mx. (in place of Ms./Mr.) and pronoun v (with vself instead of her/himself), a reference to the artist's middle name.[6] Early life Bond grew up loving popular songs and the women who sang them. Reared in the remote suburbs of Hagerstown, Maryland, the artist's early role models appear

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Azis

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Azis

Azis (Bulgarian: Азис) (born Vasil Troyanov Boyanov; Васил Троянов Боянов) (born 7 March 1978) is a Bulgarian recording artist, of Roma ethnicity.[3][4] Azis initially rose to prominence in Eastern Europe performing songs mostly in chalga, a genre which can be described as the Bulgarian rendition of pop-folk. Azis has collaborated with other Bulgarian pop-folk singers, such as Gloria, Malina, Sofi Marinova, Toni Storaro, and with Bulgarian rap artists - Ustata and Vanko 1.[5][6] Other than that, his repertoire includes duets with Serbian singers, including Indira Radić, Marta Savić and Jelena Karleuša. Boyanov performed "Let Me Cry" at the 2006 Eurovision song contest with Mariana Popova, staying in the semi-finals.[7][8] Other than his acclaimed career as a vocalist, he competed unsuccessfully in the Bulgarian parliamentary election of 2005 as a member of the EuroRoma party.[9] Azis remains a prominent figure in the Bulgarian music scene, and enjoys popularity in other Balkan countries, which include Rom

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Miley Cyrus

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Miley Cyrus

Miley Ray Cyrus[6] (born Destiny Hope Cyrus; November 23, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. After playing minor roles in the television series Doc and the film Big Fish as a child, she became a teen idol in 2006, starring in the Disney Channel television series Hannah Montana as the character Miley Stewart. Her father, musician Billy Ray Cyrus, also starred in the series, which aired for four seasons until 2011. Cyrus has sold more than 20 million albums and 55 million singles worldwide.[7] She has earned three number-one albums on the US Billboard 200 with Meet Miley Cyrus (2007), Breakout (2008), and Bangerz (2013). Her releases The Time of Our Lives (2009), Can't Be Tamed (2010), Younger Now (2017), and She Is Coming (2019) debuted in the top-five in the United States, while her album Miley Cyrus & Her Dead Petz (2015) was released for free online streaming on SoundCloud. Her upcoming seventh studio album She Is Miley Cyrus is expected to be released in 2019. Further, Cyrus has

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Christine and the Queens

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Christine and the Queens

Héloïse Adelaïde Letissier (French pronunciation: ​; born 1 June 1988), professionally known as Christine and the Queens or simply Chris, is a French singer, songwriter and producer. Letissier has been signed to the independent record label Because Music since 2012.[1] Her debut album Chaleur humaine (2014) was named one of the best albums of the year by The Guardian,[2] The Independent,[3] Mojo,[4] and NME.[5] In September 2018, she released her second album, Chris which was named "Album of the Year" by The Guardian[6] while its first single "Girlfriend" was ranked "Song of the Year" by Time.[7] Early life Letissier was born on 1 June 1988 in Nantes, France.[8] Her father, Georges Letissier, teaches English at the University of Nantes and specialises in Victorian era literature.[9] Her mother taught both French and Latin at a local middle school.[10] Her parents recommended writers such as Sarah Waters and Judith Butler, whose works served both as inspiration and reference in Letissier's youth.[10] Growing

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Taylor Mac

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Taylor Mac

Taylor Mac (born August 24, 1973) is an American actor, playwright, performance artist, director, producer, and singer-songwriter active mainly in New York City. In 2017, Mac was the recipient of a "Genius Grant" from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.[2] Early life Mac was born Taylor Mac Bowyer in Laguna Beach, California[3] and raised in Stockton, the child of Joy Aldrich and Vietnam War veteran Lt. Robert Mac Bowyer.[4] Mac's mother opened a private art school that influenced Mac's early aesthetic by embracing collage and teaching students to build from mistakes rather than attempt to erase them.[1] Mac moved to New York in 1994 to study at the American Academy of Dramatic Art. After graduation, Mac began working as an actor and wrote the plays The Hot Month (1999), The Levee (2000), and The Face of Liberalism (2003).[5] Career Mac's work has been described as a fight against conformity and categorization.[6] It draws on forms such as commedia dell'arte, contemporary musical theater, a

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Beth Jeans Houghton

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Beth Jeans Houghton

Beth Jeans Houghton (a.k.a. Du Blonde) (born 3 January 1990) is a Newcastle upon Tyne-born multi-disciplinary musician, composer, artist, animator and video director. Their influences range from psychedelic rock, punk, blues, 1960s garage rock and soul.[4] They work as an artist under their birth name, Beth Jeans Houghton, working with photography, illustration, animation, video and sculpture. They have directed and animated music videos for multiple artists including the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Ezra Furman, and Laura Marling's band LUMP. They write, perform, and produce music under the name Du Blonde. Houghton is non-binary. Biography Beth Jeans Houghton was born in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. Houghton started writing songs in her teens. At sixteen she left school and bought herself a Fender Stratocaster, which she taught herself to play.[5] Houghton first appeared in front of an audience in 2006; her debut release, titled EP (a limited-edition 7-inch), was on Bird Records in 2008. She signed then with

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Imbi the Girl

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Imbi the Girl

Imbi the Girl (styled as imbi the girl) is a non-binary[1] singer-songwriter, rapper and poet who was born and raised in Sydney.[2] Career In June 2017, imbi the girl released their debut single "acidic"[3] which was soon followed by the release of "V.I.P." in September.[4] They are listed as a feature artist on Esoterik's 2018 single "Wide Awake", part of his EP My Astral Plane which was nominated for the 2018 ARIA Award for Best Urban Release.[5] In April 2018, imbi the girl was announced as a winner of the Triple J Unearthed and NIDA competition that saw students direct and produce a music video which was premiered on the television show rage later in the year.[6] Their debut EP, for me,[7] was released in September 2018, shortly after the release of their third single "swell".[8] imbi the girl describes the EP as "a small taste of the goodness that is yet to come."[9] In May 2019, imbi the girl travelled to London after being chosen by APRA AMCOS to take part in SongHubs, which aims to connect local

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Angel Haze

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Angel Haze

Raykeea Raeen-Roes Wilson (born July 10, 1991)[3][4][5] known professionally as Angel Haze, is an American rapper and singer. In 2012, Wilson released the EP Reservation and later signed a record deal with Universal Republic Records before moving to Republic Records.[6] On December 31, 2013, Wilson released her debut album Dirty Gold, which featured the singles "Echelon (It's My Way)" and "Battle Cry.” Wilson has released a number of mixtapes, including Reservation, which was ranked the sixth-best mixtape of 2012 by Mike Diver of the BBC.[7] Their most recent mixtape is Back to the Woods (2015).[8] Early life Wilson was born in Detroit, Michigan to a military family. Her father, who died from a gunshot wound before her birth, was African American and her mother is a Native American Cherokee.[9] When Wilson was a young child her mother met a preacher in the Greater Apostolic Faith and they moved into his home with his wife and children, into what Wilson describes as a cult.[9] Growing up in the church, Wilso

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Jana Hunter

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Jana Hunter

Jana Hunter is a Baltimore-based songwriter and musician. Hunter was born in Texas. Hunter was signed to Gnomonsong, a record label run by Devendra Banhart and Vetiver's Andy Cabic. Hunter's solo debut album Blank Unstaring Heirs of Doom was the label's debut release. Hunter is currently the singer and primary songwriter for Lower Dens.[1][2] After releasing their debut, Twin-Hand Movement, on Gnomonsong in 2010, Lower Dens were one of the first bands signed to the Ribbon Music label and released their second album, Nootropics, on Ribbon in 2012.[3] Hunter has performed and/or recorded as a member of Jracula, Castanets, Matty & Mossy, Ejaculette, Unitus, and Krazy Nerds, and played in/recorded for Sharon Van Etten, Trentemøller, Food Pyramid, Airwaves, Indian Jewelry, Matteah Baim, Metallic Falcons, Phosphorescent, and CocoRosie. Hunter is the inspiration for several characters in the stories of J.M. Appel, including providing the basis for Maggie in the novella Fallout (2010).[4] Hunter identifies

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Planningtorock

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Planningtorock

Jam Rostron (formerly Janine), better known by their stage name Planningtorock, is an English electronic musician and record producer who lives in Berlin, Germany. Life and career Early life Rostron studied at Blackburn College of Art on the Foundation course in 1990 together with Patrick Bridge, Andrew Hine, Lisa Roberts amongst others. Rostron then enrolled in an Art school in Sheffield before moving to Berlin in 2002. In 2004, they launched their label Rostron Records with Planningtorock's EP Eins, following it in 2005 with a compilation LP Carousel of Souls that featured songs from The Knife and The Soft Pink Truth.[2] They sang backing vocals on the Badly Drawn Boy track "Outside is a Light 2", a B-Side from the 1999 single "It Came From the Ground".[3] 2006–2009: Have It All After signing to Chicks on Speed's record label in 2006, Planningtorock released the limited edition 7" single "Changes/I Wanna Bite Ya", before their debut album was released the following summer.[4] In 2006, Planningtorock re

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Genesis P-Orridge

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Genesis P-Orridge

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge (born 22 February 1950) is an English singer-songwriter, musician, poet, performance artist, and occultist. P-Orridge rose to notability as the founder of the COUM Transmissions artistic collective and frontman of seminal industrial band, Throbbing Gristle. They were also a founding member of Thee Temple ov Psychick Youth occult group, and fronted the experimental band Psychic TV. P-Orridge identifies as third gender.[a] Born in Manchester, P-Orridge developed an early interest in art, occultism, and the avant-garde while at Solihull School. After dropping out of studies at the University of Hull, they moved into a counter-cultural commune in London and adopted Genesis P-Orridge as a nom-de-guerre. On returning to Hull, P-Orridge founded COUM Transmissions with Cosey Fanni Tutti, and in 1973 they relocated to London. COUM's confrontational performance work, dealing with such subjects as sex work, pornography, serial killers, and occultism, represented a concerted attempt to challenge

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Lawrence Rothman

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Lawrence Rothman

Lawrence Rothman (born May 5, 1982) is an American singer-songwriter based in Los Angeles. Their debut album The Book of Law was released on October 13, 2017 via Downtown Records/Interscope. The album was produced by Justin Raisen (Charli XCX, Sky Ferreira), and features contributions from Angel Olsen, Marissa Nadler, Kristin Kontrol, Duff McKagan of Guns N’ Roses, among others. Rothman has toured North America with Marissa Nadler, Twin Shadow, Little Dragon and Tei Shi, and internationally with Woodkid, and Jennylee (Warpaint). Biography Early life Rothman was born and raised in a middle class area of St. Louis, Missouri. They are Jewish.[2] From a young age, they identified as gender-fluid, wearing makeup and presenting in an androgynous style.[3] Rothman's mother was receptive, but their father pressured them into growing a beard and acting more masculine, which left them depressed and suicidal. Rothman was homeschooled until the fourth grade and was bullied after entering the public school system.[4] F

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Bunny Michael

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Bunny Michael

Melisa Rincón (born 1982/1983)[1] known professionally as Bunny Michael, is an American visual artist, musician, and rapper. Early life and education Bunny Michael was raised in Dallas, Texas.[2] They are the middle of three children born to a second-generation Mexican-American father and a Samoan mother. They were raised in an affluent suburb. Michael attended Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. They realized they were queer at the age of fifteen and stated that coming out to their family was a difficult process. Michael briefly moved in with their first girlfriend's family. They have since reconciled with their family. Michael graduated from Marymount Manhattan College.[3] Career Michael is a visual artist, musician, and rapper.[2] After graduating from college, they shared their music through Myspace. Michael was the vocalist performing by the name Bunny Rabbit with producer Black Cracker. It is described by HuffPost as an "eponymous experimental rap collaboration." Bun

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Sir Babygirl

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Sir Babygirl

Kelsie Hogue, known professionally as Sir Babygirl, is a pop singer, songwriter, and performer. Hogue was born in Palo Alto, California, and raised in New Hampshire.[1] She studied drama at Boston University before moving back to New Hampshire, where she played in the Boston hardcore scene and developed the "Sir Babygirl" persona on Instagram.[2] Her musical influences include hardcore, pop punk, as well as early-2000s pop artists such as Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. Hogue is drawn to the excesses and humor of pop music, but as a non-binary and bisexual[1] person, wants to make pop that speaks to the queer experience, stating, "I always wanted to blur the lines, and challenge people to see that women and marginalized genders in music can have a fucking sense of humor and be taken seriously."[1] Her debut album, Crush on Me, was released on Father/Daughter records in February, 2019.[3] Hogue wrote and produced the album in her bedroom studio, starting in 2016.[4] Pitchfork gave the album a 6.8 out

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Shamir (musician)

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Shamir (musician)

Shamir Bailey (born November 7, 1994), known mononymously as Shamir, is an American singer, songwriter and actor from Las Vegas, Nevada.[1][2] His debut extended play (EP), Northtown, was released in June 2014 to positive reviews.[2] In October 2014 he signed to XL Recordings and released the single "On the Regular".[3] His debut LP Ratchet was released on May 19, 2015 in the United States.[1][2] Early life Shamir grew up in North Las Vegas,[1][2][4] an area that he has called "cookie-cutter suburban."[5] He was raised as a Muslim but describes himself as "more spiritual than religious, I don't believe in god per se, I kind of feel like god is the universe."[5] Shamir is non-binary, informing an interviewer in 2015 that "I don't identify as gay because I don't identify as male or female".[6] Although he does not have a preferred pronoun, he is comfortable with male pronouns,[7] and "never really got" singular they.[8] His aunt was in the music business and lived with Shamir and his mother. Bass players and

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Rae Spoon

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Rae Spoon

Rae Spoon is a Canadian musician and writer. Their musical style has varied from country to electronic-influenced indie rock and folk punk.[1] Personal life Spoon grew up as a transgender person in Calgary, Alberta. They were raised in a Pentecostal household to a paranoid-schizophrenic father. Their father's religious beliefs caused anxiety to a teenage Rae. Spoon now lives in Victoria, British Columbia. After a decade of living as a trans man,[2] Spoon noted a preference for the pronoun "they" in 2012 during an interview with cartoonist Elisha Lim, a fellow advocate for the gender-neutral pronoun.[3] They explained to Now Magazine, "after years of fighting to be called 'he,' the idea of coming out again made me tired. But now I feel kind of rejuvenated, ready to fight on some more. I think the 'they' pronoun is a pretty cool thing. It's letting a lot of people not have to identify as a man or a woman. Whatever it means to them."[4] Career How do you become a transgender country singer? For some, it's

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Gerard Way

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Gerard Way

Gerard Arthur Way (born April 9, 1977) is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and comic book writer who was the lead vocalist and co-founder of the rock band My Chemical Romance from its formation in September 2001 until its split in March 2013. His debut solo album Hesitant Alien was released on September 30, 2014. Way is also the co-founder of DC Comics' Young Animal imprint. He wrote the comic mini-series The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys and the Eisner Award-winning comic book series The Umbrella Academy.[1][2] Early life Way was born in Summit, New Jersey, on April 9, 1977,[3] the son of Donna Lee (née Rush) and Donald Way. He is of Italian and Scottish ancestry.[4] Raised in Belleville, New Jersey, alongside brother Mikey Way, he first began singing publicly in the fourth grade, when he played the role of Peter Pan in a school musical production. His maternal grandmother, Elena Lee Rush, was a great creative influence who taught him to sing, paint, and perform from a young age; he has said

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Sam Smith (singer)

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Sam Smith (singer)

Samuel Frederick Smith (born 19 May 1992) is an English singer and songwriter. He rose to fame in October 2012 when he was featured on Disclosure's breakthrough single "Latch", which peaked at number eleven on the UK Singles Chart. His subsequent feature—on Naughty Boy's "La La La"—earned him his first number one single in May 2013. In December 2013, he was nominated for the 2014 Brit Critics' Choice Award and the BBC's Sound of 2014 poll,[1][2] both of which he won.[3][4] He released his debut studio album, In the Lonely Hour, in May 2014 on Capitol Records UK.[5] The lead single, "Lay Me Down", was released prior to "La La La". The second single, "Money on My Mind", became his second number one single in the UK.[6] The album's third single, "Stay with Me", was an international success, reaching number one in the UK and number two on the US Billboard Hot 100, while the fourth single "I'm Not the Only One" reached the top five in both countries. The fifth single, "Like I Can", reached number nine in the Unit

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T. Thomason

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T. Thomason

T. Thomason, formerly Molly Thomason, is a singer-songwriter based in Toronto, Ontario. After releasing three albums under their former name, Thomason came out in April 2015 as non-binary.[1] Biography Born in Sidcup, Kent, England, in 1994, to Ed Thomason and actor Shelley Thompson, Thomason moved with their parents to Nova Scotia in 1996.[2][3] Thomason released their first CD, Through the Static, in June 2009.[3] Produced by Tim Feswick, it was nominated for two Music Nova Scotia awards.[3][4] Through the Static also produced two number-one songs on the East Coast Countdown--"Kiss Me," and "Text Book Cute." "Kiss Me" stayed at number one on the ECC for three weeks and in the top ten for nearly four months.[5] "Kiss Me" was, furthermore, placed on the popular teen TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation.[6] Thomason's second CD, Beauty Queen, was released in 2011.[3] The first single from Beauty Queen, "All Down The Highway," went to number one on the East Coast Countdown in July 2010.[7] They received

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A.W. (musician)

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A.W. (musician)

A.W. (real name John-Allison Amling Witham Weiss, born April 13, 1987) is a Los Angeles-based indie pop singer, songwriter and performer. They have released two full-length albums and several EPs. Their third LP was released on October 2, 2015 through SideOneDummy Records. Biography Weiss began playing music as a teenager in their hometown of Flowery Branch, Georgia.[1] Inspired by the emotional tumult of young relationships, they began writing songs, adopting a DIY ethic that would stay with them throughout their career. Weiss released their first EP, An Eight-Song Tribute to Feeling Bad and Feeling Better, in 2007, while attending the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia.[2] They followed it up with a full-length concert album, Live at Sidewalk NYC, a year later. In late 2009, Weiss turned to the newly launched Kickstarter crowd-funding platform to try raising the money for their first studio LP, ...Was Right All Along. Their campaign allowed them to reach their funding goal within the first day and

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Tash Sultana

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Tash Sultana

Tash Sultana (born 15 June 1995) is an Australian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist,[1] described as a "one-person band".[2] Sultana's 2016 single "Jungle" was voted into third place in the Triple J Hottest 100, 2016; Sultana also had three songs voted into the Triple J Hottest 100, 2017.[3] Sultana grew up in Melbourne, and has been playing guitar from the age of three,[1] beginning a career in music through busking.[4] An active musician on Bandcamp since 2013,[5] Sultana's recordings were viewed millions of times on YouTube in 2016. Sultana's EP, Notion, was released on 23 September 2016, followed by a sold-out world tour in early 2017. Personal life Australian with half-Maltese ancestry, Sultana was born and grew up in Melbourne, and received a guitar from their grandfather at the age of three. They can play 20 instruments including guitar, bass, trumpet, flute, percussion and saxophone. A self-described drug addict, Sultana developed drug-induced psychosis at the age of 17 and had to undergo

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Reuben Zellman

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Reuben Zellman

Reuben Zellman is an American teacher, author, rabbi, and musician. He became the first openly transgender person accepted to the Reform Jewish seminary Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 2003.[2][3][4] Education Zellman received his B.A. in Linguistics from the University of California, Berkeley. He received his master's degree in Hebrew literature from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Los Angeles.[5][6] He was ordained as a rabbi by the seminary in 2010.[7][8][9] He received a master's in choral conducting from San Francisco State University.[5][6] Career From 2010 to 2018, Zellman served as the assistant rabbi and music director at Congregation Beth El in Berkeley, California.[9][10][11] He is a lecturer in the music department of San Francisco State University, where he directs the Treble Singers, formerly known as the Women's Chorus.[1][5][6] Zellman also directs the New Voices Bay Area TIGQ Chorus, a chorus for transgender, intersex, and genderqueer singers, at

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Adore Delano

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Adore Delano

Daniel Anthony Noriega,[1] better known by the stage name Adore Delano,[2] (born September 29, 1989)[1] is an American drag queen, singer-songwriter, and television personality. Noriega appeared as a contestant on the seventh season of American Idol in 2008 and later competed as Adore Delano in the sixth season of RuPaul's Drag Race, reaching the final three. Delano has recorded and released three studio albums: Till Death Do Us Party in 2014, After Party in 2016, and Whatever in 2017. Early life Noriega was raised in Azusa, California, and attended Sierra High School (Azusa High).[3] Career 2008: American Idol Danny Noriega and Kady Malloy at the American Idol, Season 7, top 16 after party In 2008, Noriega appeared on the seventh season of American Idol, making it to the semi-finals. They became known for their flamboyant personality and sassy rapport with the judges, notably a comment towards judge Simon Cowell, which later went viral. After watching them on Idol, Rosie O'Donnell invited Noriega to p

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Violet Chachki

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Violet Chachki

Paul Jason Dardo[1] (born June 13, 1992)[2], known by the stage name of Violet Chachki,[3] is an American drag queen, burlesque dancer, recording artist, television personality, and model, known for winning the seventh season of RuPaul's Drag Race. Career Violet Chachki on stage in Copenhagen Born in Atlanta, Georgia, she is half Ecuadorian[4][3]. Dardo began performing in drag as Violet Chachki at the age of 19. The name "Violet" was inspired by Jennifer Tilly's character in the film Bound, while "Chachki" is a variant of the Yiddish word tchotchke, a small object that is decorative rather than functional.[5] Violet first performed at the bar LeBuzz in Marietta, Georgia. He used a fake ID to perform in local drag shows, eventually winning Miss New Faces at Friends on Ponce in Atlanta. Later, the drag queen and Drag Race Season 8 contestant Dax ExclamationPoint adopted Dardo as his "drag daughter". Dardo was enrolled at SCAD-Atlanta for fashion design, but dropped out to focus on drag. He became a regula

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Kindness (musician)

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Kindness (musician)

Kindness is the solo project of English singer Adam Bainbridge. History In 2007, Adam Bainbridge was a recipient of the Eric James Johnson Memorial Fellowship,[1] at The Philadelphia Institute for Advance Study.[2] Live in Philly was Adam Bainbridge's contribution to the Eric James Johnson Memorial Fellowship program. It consists of an album recorded during his stay at the Institute in May 2007, and a small pamphlet illustrating the work, typeset by hand. Employing a variety of musicians from the Institute and the rest of Philadelphia, as well as sound sources and records found or recorded in the city, the Kindness album is a personal and welcome contribution to the Institute's body of work. — The Philadelphia Institute for Advance Study, [2] Live in Philly was released in 2007 as a free MP3 download and CDr, with no label.[3] In 2009, Moshi Moshi Records released Kindness debut single Swingin’ Party. Gee Up was included on the vinyl b-side and a VHS video directed by Jack Latham accompanied it.[4]

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Adult Mom

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Adult Mom

Adult Mom is the stage name of musician Stephanie Knipe.[1] Career Adult Mom began in 2012 in Stephanie Knipe's bedroom, where they recorded an EP and released on Bandcamp titled Bedroom Recordings.[1] The following year, Knipe released two EP's, one titled bstmommy and the other titled "Mom's Day".[2] In August 2014, Knipe released a full-length album titled i fell in love by accident.[3] In July 2014, Knipe released another EP titled Sometimes Bad Happens. The EP was listed at number four on Rolling Stone's "10 Best Cassettes of 2014" list.[4] Adult Mom was also part of a split alongside Cyberbully Mom Club and i tried to run away when i was 6.[3] In 2015, Knipe released their first album on Tiny Engines titled Momentary Lapse of Happily.[5][6] On May 19, 2017 Adult Mom released their second album, entitled Soft Spots, with label Tiny Engines.[7] Personal life Knipe identifies as genderqueer,[8] as mentioned in several of their songs, such as "Survival." Knipe attended State University of New York at P

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Karin Dreijer

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Karin Dreijer

Karin Elisabeth Dreijer (born 7 April 1975) is a Swedish singer-songwriter and record producer. Dreijer was one half of the electronic music duo the Knife, formed with xer brother Olof Dreijer. Xe was previously the vocalist and guitarist of the alternative rock band Honey Is Cool. Dreijer released xer debut solo album under the alias Fever Ray in January 2009. Xer second studio album, Plunge, under the same alias, was released in October 2017. Dreijer's vocal style is notable for both shrill and deep tones, and also the use of multitracked vocals, with different uses of pitch-shifting technology on each track, creating an intricate and mysterious effect. Visually, xe employs the use of masks, face and body paint, intricate costumes, and other theatrical elements in photo shoots, videos and live performances, during which xe often performs behind a gauze screen that partially obscures the audience's view.[1] Early life Dreijer was born on 7 April 1975 in Gothenburg, Sweden.[2][3] Xe started playing guitar

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