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Nakhane's Music Meets At Life's Intersections: 'There's Nothing To Be Ashamed Of'

Born and raised in South Africa to Christian parents, Nakhane was forced into conversion therapy. Now, he makes electronic music about queerness, blackness and survival.
Nakhane's album You Will Not Die is out now. Source: Tarryn Hatchett

South African author, actor and musician Nakhane creates art that reveals. He came out with his first album, Brave Confusion in 2013, and now he's back with a powerful testimony of trial and redemption set to the the sounds of electronic dance music from his home country. The 30-year-old singer addresses the intersectionality of queerness, blackness and survival in his latest album You Will Not

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