On being young, black and queer in South Africa
Leila Dee Dougan | July 9th, 2014


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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Shooting Lagos
Buckingham Palace, Cape Town
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Leila Dee Dougan

Leila Dougan is an arts journalist, dancer, photographer, writer, painter. She is also on Twitter: @LeilaDougan.

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