Artist info

Genre

Dance, Electronic, Hip Hop, Pop


Sounds like

frank ocean, fka twigs, gorillaz, pharrell, peaches


band members

Yokey


Influences

frank ocean, fka twigs, gorillaz, radiohead, jai paul, anohni, bjork


Unearthed artists we like

THE GAZE, Kira Puru, Flume, RÜFÜS, Sampa The Great


Website

yokelust.bandcamp.com

Bio

Artist and producer, YOKELUST is the bedroom creative ready to baptise the world with his own take on what it’s like to be queer in the musical realm, finding ways to navigate gender and sexuality through an eclectic mix of carefully executed beats and tight and powerful melodies and lyrics. Sometimes subtle and sometimes very clear, YOKELUST has a lot to say about the current climate that the queer community are living in. ‘There’s a lot of empowerment to be found through these lyrics. The insults and negativity that you receive as a queer person growing up, can be turned into fuel and power and that’s what I’m trying to channel. There really aren’t enough queer artists stepping into the spotlight to give a voice to the community they represent.’ The first instalment of a 3 part project titled EVERY INCH OF MY GAY BODY CRIES FOR IT was released independently in November 2017 with the second volume released around the same time in 2018. With a stream of tracks slowly making their way on to various platforms online - the third part of this project will see it’s release in the coming months including collaborations and remixes. To purchase or stream all of the currently released music from the project go to www.yokelust.bandcamp.com