Tag: Rapper

Your New Pride Anthem Has Arrived

Rapper-singer-songwriter Chika Oranika, a 20-year-old from Montgomery, Alabama, took Ed Sheeran’s massive hit Shape of You and turned it into a Pride anthem that’s quickly going viral. The singer transform the lyrics into a plea for LGBT acceptance and a recognition of the community’s struggle. i turned @edsheeran's "Shape Of You" into a…

HYM and Kalypxo Make Queer, Feminist Rap

We take female and gay rapper to the next level.” That’s the description of the hot new music video Who Dat? from queer rap duo HYM and Kalypxo, who are self-described “young ambitious humyns intent on changing the music industry.” HYM is unabashedly queer and gender non-conforming, while Kalypxo is a…

Dio Ganhdih Makes Queer Indigenous Rap

I rep the Iroquois nations / For the next seven generations – Dio Ganhdih Dio Ganhdih’s Indigenous Lyricist is an anthem for aboriginal artists. This Native American artist is taking the music scene by storm. She got her start as a preteen by writing lyrics in her journal, and really took off…