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On Being Young, Black and Queer in South Africa

Written by Ndesanjo Macha On 11 July 2014 @ 7:07 am | No Comments

In English, Gay Rights (LGBT), Human Rights, Music, Quick Reads, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Video

Leila Dee Dougan shares [1] a music video from the latest album by the South African artist Umlilo:

Umlilo (previously profiled on Africa is a Country here) continues to push societal boundaries, crushing the norms of sexuality and gender roles with ‘Magic Man’, a track from his latest album, which will be released in July 2014. Watch the making of the music video and hear his thoughts on circus troops, being an outcast and how his music has become his freedom.

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