Rina Sawayama is the future of queer pop – Gay Times

by Daniel Megarry

“Why do we let straight white men dictate what our music should sound like, and what we should be listening to on the radio, and what our stories should be?” a riled up voice asks down the phone.

It’s the second in-depth conversation we’ve had in a week with Rina Sawayama, one of the the most exciting new faces in pop, and she’s recalling a girls-only writing camp she attended, organised by fellow London-based artist RAYE, which offered a safe space for them to not only create, but also discuss their frustrations at the current state of the industry…

Reblogged from Gay Times

Image © Laura Allard-Fleischl for Gay Times

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