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 [….]

Toya Delazy drops new Afro-Rave track calling fans to #BeWhatYouWant

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Delazy puts the F-U-N in new track, Funani DIVA cover star Toya Delazy is back – and with a brand new, African-inspired sound that’ll light a fire in your belly… Rapping Zulu over a gritty garage beat, Funani is the result of a co-production between Delazy and music producer Henry Counsell of Joy Anonymous and marks an [….]

Shura AND Toya Delazy are both rocking our September cover

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Also in this issue: Carrie Brownstein, how to be a gentlewoman and what really goes down at a queer strip club SHURA COVER PHOTOGRAPHED BY HOLLIE FERNANDO, TOYA DELAZY COVER PHOTOGRAPHED BY ALISSON CHAIGNEAU We’ve got a treat for all you music fans this month. To celebrate the newly rebranded HearHer Music Festival, we’re giving [….]

Toya Delazy: “Not feeling hidden is the most beautiful thing ever”

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This Zulu pop star princess is doing things her own way INTERVIEW BY ROXY BOURDILLON, IMAGE BY AUGUSTIN In our jam-packed September issue, inspirational cover star Toya Delazy shares her incredible journey from closeted Catholic school girl to international pop star. Here’s a sneak preview of what she had to say. Toya on… Growing up [….]