#RainbowRiots

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Meet the Swedish musician fighting state-sponsored homophobia to build Uganda’s first LGBTQI community centre BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE ALICIA, PETTER WALLENBERG, SHIVAN AND JAVAN BY TANIA MARTI Activist and musician Petter Wallenberg founded Rainbow Riots as a creative international movement for the equal rights of LGBTQI people. As the organisation release their latest album, the [….]

Kate Tempest’s new single is fire emoji, fire emoji, fire emoji

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“It’s sultry with bold lyrics and it’s been on repeat since it dropped” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS. IMAGE JENNY MCCAMBRIDGE/FLICKR Kate Tempest is the gift that keeps on giving. Just last week she announced that her fourth album, The Book Of Traps And Lessons, is coming in June and immediately released the first single – Firesmoke. [….]

Marika Hackman casually drops new single, I’m Not Where You Are

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“Ladies and gentlemen hold onto your wigs ’cause this bish is back” BY ELEANOR NOYCE. IMAGE INSTAGRAM/SARAH CASS. We knew that Marika Hackman was writing new songs slash in the studio, but we didn’t know to expect new music so soon. Surprise! Any artist that drops a new single on a Wednesday afternoon has our [….]

Girl Gang: The Sisterhood Song

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Poet and activist Lisa Luxx celebrates International Women’s Day 2019 with the release of her debut single, Girl Gang BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Girl Gang – aka the sisterhood song – is a celebration of female friendships everywhere by British-Syrian artist Lisa Luxx, and we are loving it.  Made up of footage collected from sisterhoods from [….]

DIVA EXCLUSIVE: Brit singer-songwriter Katey Brooks drops new video

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Never Gonna Let Her Go is your new favourite lez/bi anthem BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Katey Brooks is a little bit of DIVA favourite these days, so much so that we’re premiering new single Never Gonna Let Her Go exclusively. In need of some folksy, bluesy vibes that ooze sexuality? We got you. DIVA featured KB [….]

Bang Bang Romeo’s Anastasia Walker chats coming out, Ru Paul’s Drag Race and Sofar Sounds

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“Growing up it was me, myself and I – I didn’t have any role models; I had to have that belief in myself BY EMILY EATON A “global community creating intimate gigs for artists and music lovers” Sofar Sounds is – if you haven’t already been – a bloody great way to spend an evening. It’s an [….]