I am Unity: Kilamanzego

Artist Kilamanzego sits on teh ground with their knees up, next to a DJ board, white laptop, and colorful array of electrical cords. They are looking off camera, long locks piled atop their head, and they are wearing a black tank top, lomncg black socks, black vans, and bright canary yellow skinny pants.

Unity at the Initiative: a multi-site visual exhibition and at-home experience centering art by and for Queer and Trans Artists of Color. I am:_____ is a blog series to get to know our partners.

Kilamanzego is an androgynous, quirky electronic music producer based out of Philly. She combines a melodic and bouncy future beats style with an experimental West African sound palette. You can catch her beatmaking livestreams on Twitch under the same name. 


Finish this sentence with a word or two: I am a:_______

quirky androgynous black woman 

What's the most half-baked hobby you took on since the COVID-19 shutdown?

self photography in a huge park / city gardens 

What are you binge-watching?

Fresh off the Boat

What's the last thing that made you laugh out loud?

My dad saying something about Trump 

If you were to create a signature skate move, what would the move involve/look like?

Me twisting myself like a pretzel and then spinning 

Anything you'd like to share with the world?

Thanks for listening, check out more of my music by searching for Kilamanzego <3