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Mykki Blanco represents queer rap with zero reservations

By: Hollie McGowan

If you asked Michael Quattlebaum, a.k.a. Mykki Blanco, how they felt about being labelled a “queer hip hop artist” five years ago, you would have been scoffed at. Progressive changes in culture and society need to start somewhere and today Quattlebaum can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel.

“A lot of people now really feel empowered by the term,” acknowledges Quattlebaum. “A lot of people now say, ‘Like any label, it gives me a place. Now I can go to the show.’ One of the unique things that I am most proud of [is how artists like myself and] Big Freedia, Le1f, and Zebra Katz created a fan base and a subgenre of music that people [from] all over the world [can strongly] identify with. So I must accept that while I do find it ridiculous, a lot of people need it and [that’s why] I don’t knock it anymore.”

Accepting the term “queer rap” is only one of the many challenges that Quattlebaum has had to deal with over the years. Coming out to the ...

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