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Coco Supreme Wants to Create Safer Dancefloors For Everybody

Get to know the rising Toronto DJ with an exclusive mix featuring ballroom remixes and 'The Powerpuff Girls.'
Melissa Vincent
5.30.17
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Inside 'Walk For Me,' a Heart-Stopping Film About Motherhood in Ballroom Culture

A narrative short by director Elegance Bratton about finding family on the dance floor.
Emilie Friedlander
3.28.17
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seven most played

Shanti Celeste, Happa, Novelist, and the Seven Best Things We Heard This Week

Also featuring MikeQ and Rizzla, Sporting Life, and a Daft Punk tribute.
Angus Harrison
1.20.17
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Watch the Colorful Video for the Theme Song from the Voguing Film 'Kiki'

Qween Beat member Divoli S'vere brings a bold track that's as sharp-edged as it is playful.
Krystal Rodriguez
1.12.17
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Like Donald Trump’s Victory, the Boiler Room Weekender Exposed Liberal America’s Blindspots

Why the heavy-handed policing at the festival shouldn't have caught us by surprise.
Ezra Marcus
11.10.16
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Apple Promo Criticism Highlights the Complicated Relationship Between Ballroom and Mainstream Culture

The ad in question features a track using a “ha” sample.
Krystal Rodriguez
9.8.16
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Ballroom Is America's Most Slept-On Subculture. MikeQ Wants to Open Our Eyes.

Cover Story: The New Jersey DJ is ready for the mainstream—and he wants to bring his queer POC community along with him.
Michelle Lhooq
8.18.16
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MikeQ’s Qween Beat Label Releases Infectious ‘Qweendom’ Compilation

Long live the Qween.
Oliver Kinkel
8.12.16
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MikeQ Shares Archival Collaboration with Legendary House Vocalist Romanthony on New Single

"Get Sum" is off the forthcoming Qween Beat compilation 'Qweendom.'
Alexander Iadarola
8.9.16
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Meet the Stars of New York's Ballroom Community in THUMP's New Documentary

Our first episode of Night Visions, made possible by AXE.
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5.10.16
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Bring Out Your Inner Britney With This Vogue Mix For NYC's First Spice Ball

DJs MikeQ, Tygapaw, and Gooddroid will throw down at Queens venue Trans-Pecos on April 28.
Jesse Weiss
4.20.16
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Skyshaker's New Mix on NON Records Will Make You Reassess How You Think About Voguing

"This mix aims to redirect the media's attention away from those who 'vogue' because they like to and towards those who vogue because they need to."
Alexander Iadarola
3.2.16