MUSIC: Runrummer drops new track, It’s Strange

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A song all about that familiar feeling of first queer love 😍 BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS We’ve had our fingers crossed for brand new Runrummer music ever since her wonderful set at DIVA Pride back in the summer. Luckily for us, we’re starting our week off right with the new single, It’s Strange, released by the French-Japanese [….]

MUSIC: Toya Delazy drops a new fashion music video for Qhawe

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The new video, featuring music from Toya Delazy, showcases a floor-filling fusion of UK and South African sounds  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY RAF CHLAPINSKI East London’s South African MC, Toya Delazy, has just dropped the visuals for Qhawe. Meaning “be strong warrior” in Zulu, the bass-filled floor-filler carries a powerful message to stand your [….]

MUSIC: Singer and spoken-word poet, Christinna O, drops her latest single

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“Braided is a clear-eyed manifesto on self-love” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY KENYA NAOMI Stepping onto the music scene as a spoken word poet, Philadelphia native Christinna O has plenty of though-provoking and introspective tunes up her sleeve. Through her music, she’s providing an unparalleled commentary on her experience as a queer Black woman. She’s [….]

MUSIC: Arlo Parks announces debut album alongside a dreamy new track

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The hotly anticipated debut, Collapsed In Sunbeams, will be released early next year  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY ALEX KURUNIS It really is the year of Arlo Parks – she’s pretty much unstoppable at this point and we still can’t get enough. Just yesterday, the rising star released her brand new single Green Eyes, alongside [….]

MUSIC: We’ve got your Black History Month playlist covered

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DIVA’s Black History Month playlist is packed with our favourite Black lez/bi and non-binary folk  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS If you’re looking for a way to celebrate Black History Month we’ve got just the thing for you. Whether you’re working from home, need some bops to bake along to in the kitchen or something sweet and [….]

Five legendary music videos featuring queer artists of colour 🌈

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A gift from DIVA to you: watch and love these music vids by queer artists of colour BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGES VIA INSTAGRAM Surely we can’t be the only ones who spend our spare time falling down the YouTube hole of queer music videos… If you can relate, we’re providing you with a little list [….]

MUSIC: The xx’s Roxy Madley Croft drops debut solo single, Lifetime

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“My intention with this song is to celebrate life, togetherness, to appreciate the moment before it’s gone” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY VIC LENTAIGNE All the way back in April, when lockdown was in full swing, Romy Madley Croft took to Instagram live to give us some news we’ve been wanting ever since The xx [….]