Celebrity Interviews

  • Inaya Day, Music News, iTunes, Joe Gauthreaux, DJ Grind

    Inaya Day Brings Us Love This Summer

    You know that voice. You’ve heard it on dance floors in the late nineties with “Keep Pushin”, “Hold Your Head Up High”, and “Horny”, then in the early 2000s with the Mike Cruz-produced dance anthems, “Movin’ Up”, “Can’t Stop Dancing”, “Lift It Up” and “U Spin Me”. Then there...
  • Kinkster MAG Interview with Costume and Underwear Designer Marco Marco

    Marco Marco Designer Reveals the Secret to His Success

    You’ve seen his underwear (maybe you’re wearing some right now), you’ve seen his costumes (think Iggy from the EMAs, Fergie at Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, Britney Spears’ angel costume for her Vegas show, and Katy Perry’s cupcake bra) and you’ve seen the web-series in which he’s featured for the...
  • NYC Artist, Pato Paez, Art, NYC Art

    Artist Pato Paez Shares How to Engage More with Art and Social Justice

    Argentinian-born Pato Paez is an artist, curator, and creative director who has built over 15 years of experience in the art world. He has been titled an “enfant terrible of the art world, ” and his art has been characterized by bold swathes of deep color, with designs often...
  • Tony Moran, Music, iTunes, DJ, Interview

    Tony Moran Discusses his “Moodswings” With Kinkster MAG

    Two-time Grammy nominated remixer, producer, singer-songwriter Tony Moran is one of the most well-known DJs in the house music genre, regularly playing to massive crowds at events throughout the world. In 1981 Tony began his career in Brooklyn with childhood friend Albert Cabrera as part of the production team...
  • The Art of Popular Culture With Alvaro Arts

    Alvaro of Alvaro Arts, renowned painter/illustrator particularly in the fashion and entertainment industries, recently took the time to interview with us about his works, his connections, his interests, and what’s in store in 2017, and we’re delighted to share it with you. Imbued with admiration for the beauty and...
  • Feature, Interview, Photographer, InkedKenny, MEN as seen through the lens of inkedKenny

    An Exclusive with inkedKenny, A Man Seen Through Our Lens

    If you haven’t seen our new Kinkster NYC storyboard photos yet, you’re in for a huge treat! We recently collaborated with inkedKenny Photography to share our latest visual stories through his specific vision and what’s been called by some as his “hyper masculine” aesthetic. You’ve likely already seen some...
  • Interview with Ships Have Sailed Frontman Will Carpenter

    Kinkster MAG has been following Ships Have Sailed for some time but only recently were we prepared to interview the band with Will Carpenter as its lead. The perfect time to introduce these talented musicians to our readers could not have been better than the week they are scheduled...
  • Steven L. Coard, Don't Marry Griff, Independent Films

    Exclusive Feature with “Don’t Marry Griff” Film Director

    Relationships are entertaining and they can be complex! They come with rewards, responsibilities, and risks. The new indie film “Don’t Marry Griff” provides a dramatic entertainment experience demonstrating the true meaning of “it’s complicated.” In “Don’t Marry Griff,” the long-term close friendship between Lyodell Archer (Steven L.Coard) and best...
  • Willam, RuPaul's Drag Race, Book,

    Willam Taught Me How To Suck Less and Now it’s Your Turn

    Lately, I have no luck meeting a guy who doesn’t suck but who can suck like a pro (wink, wink). That may be crass, but it’s true. Just the other day I was flipping through Willam’s new book, Suck Less: Where There’s a Willam, There’s a Way, who has...
  • #Outcome (LGBT), Photograher Tom Dingley

    #Outcome (LGBT) – A Series of Photos that Tell a Story

    “Behind every mask, there is a face and behind that a story.”  I look at this quote every day to remind me that we all have a story to tell and especially gay men.  Each of us has a coming out story, whether it’s funny, heartbreaking or encouraging, our...
  • Music, Female Rapper, DEVMO, LGBTQ Artist

    Female Rapper DEVMO Set to Dominate in 2017

    On the release of her latest single and music video “Wah Wah Wah”, I got a chance to learn more about up and coming talented female rap artist DEVMO who is pushing the boundaries, in good ways. In this latest release, she tells the true story of falling for...
  • Trae-Crowder

    Trae Crowder ‘The Liberal Redneck’ May Offend, But So What

    Earlier this year the state of Tennessee attempted to make the Bible the official state book joining the roster of its other state symbols that include a .50-caliber sniper rifle, salamander and raccoon (PBS NewsHour). In response to this attempt, comedian Trae Crowder decided to post his public reaction...
  • Brian Rosenberg and Ferd van Gameren

    Gay Dads: A Celebration of Fatherhood

    Sunday, June 19, 2016 will mark Father’s Day in the United States and many other countries around the world. The day is meant to be “a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society.” (Wikipedia) Same-sex adoption (which is now legal in...
  • NYC Photographer, Preston Burford, Photography,

    NYC Photographer Preston Burford Talks Photography, NYC, Drag

    New York is the city that never sleeps because most of us who live here are up late creating beautiful things. The people who live here are creative and entrepreneurial beasts who make New York City the most diverse and wonderful place to live. They are the heart beat...
  • Magnus Hastings

    One-on-One with Celebrity Photographer Magnus Hastings

    I have admired and been captivated by the visually stunning work of celebrity photographer Magnus Hastings for quite some time. Soon after arriving in Sydney in 2005, Hastings’ creative eye took him on an upward trajectory to where he is today. His name has been intimately linked to capturing beautiful...
  • Macaizelli, Macdoesit

    Machaizelli: A Rising Star You Should Get To Know

    Young, comical and fabulous are a few words I would use to describe vlogger Machaizelli, aka MacDoesIt. He is not just a YouTuber, but a rising star. I believe he has a bright future ahead of him. A friend recently posted his “Why I’m Boycotting Beyonce” video (see below)...
  • Ts Madison, Interview

    The Uninhibited Realness of TS Madison

    Immediately, after the camera was turned on, a star was born.  TS Madison has become a fixture of positivity, hope, and realness within the LGBTQ community. Her life is the backdrop for her successful career.  She is a transgender woman who captivates us with her YouTube videos, and most...
  • Jono McCleery 2016 by Alessandra Leima

    Jono McCleery: Expression of Life And Music

    The essence of music and its true meaning can get lost when we’re not familiar with an artist. Music is an art form that allows us to tap into our deepest thoughts and emotions. Emotions and our connection to the artist are amplified when we have a sense of...
  • Guy Scheiman, DJ, Music, Interview

    Guy Scheiman Has The Power to Ignite a Dance Floor

    In order to be considered successful and internationally known in today’s club scene you have to be a DJ who is driven, passionate about music, and determined to make club-goers dance. Guy Scheiman, a DJ/Producer based in Tel Aviv, a region known for its elaborate nightlife, is one of those DJs....
  • Harrison Scott, Music

    A Provocative Interview with Harrison Scott

    New York based out singer-songwriter Harrison Scott has become known for his dark synth-pop sound and for pushing the envelope by combining music, fashion, and queer sexuality in his videos. Since his debut single ‘Silence Into Noise’ in November 2014, he’s been featured in Entertainment Weekly, crossfadr, Advocate, and...
  • PHOTO CREDIT: http://thestream.tv/heyqween/

    Sherry Vine and Jonny McGovern Talk Queer TV

    The Gay TV scene has definitely become more gay since the first gay character appeared on a TV sitcom in a 1971 episode of All in the Family (yes, All in the Family, if you can believe it). (AJ Aronstein, Splitsider) (Christine Sparta, USA Today) We have come a...
  • Kinkster-Mag-Interview-Feature-Jeffery-Marsh2

    ‘How to Be You’ with Jeffrey Marsh

    Editor’s Note: Jeffrey identifies as genderqueer and uses they/them as their singular pronoun. We have used “they” to refer to Jeffrey throughout. For those not familiar with current conversations and use of pronouns check out 2015 Word of the Year is Singular They, Nonbinary.org or do a quick Google...
  • Rilan, Music

    Exclusive Interview with Rilan

    Dark, Youthful, and Soulful are some of the adjectives to describe Rilan; a talented singer, songwriter, dancer, choreographer and all around triple-threat. Since we believe he has the full package, the Kinkster Mag Team instantly included him on our “Artist Spotlight” roster. Rilan has the charm, charisma, and the...
  • kinkster-mag-feature-interview1-latrice-royale-dragrace

    Drag Is a Business and Latrice Royale Knows It

    Latrice Royale has always been more than a RuPaul Drag Race contestant to me. Her witty one-liners, her large and in charge personality, the overwhelming love, and respect she receives from her counterparts and adoring supporters are the ingredients for a successful business person. Drag Race makes superstars and...
  • Music, Country

    Glenn Stewart: The New Face of Gay Country Music

    Country music is a genre of music that requires a unique voice; a voice that can shape your emotions. Whether they are singing about a break up, falling in love or just having a honky tonk time with friends it’s the roots of country we all connect with. Whether you...
  • Artist Spotlight, Andre Xcellence, Interview

    Introducing Andre Xcellence

    The image of a rapper in the public eye is not always positive. The stereotypical terms often associated with rappers keep young men and women from reaching mainstream success. It’s also the reason why I am passionate about shining light on those young gay men and women who are...
  • Feature, Music

    Nader’s Lyrics are His Autobiography

    It’s not every day you have the opportunity to sit down with a rising star and chat about their enviable future for chart-topping success before it all happens. When they said, “a star is born” I believe they were talking about Nader. He’s an emerging star who is on...
  • Art

    Paul Richmond Challenges Masculinity

    After reading an article on the Huffington Post’s site which commented on Paul’s paintings, Corey likened the concept of Paul’s recent series of paintings entitled “War Paint,” where he challenges conventions around masculinity and the male form by challenging the stereotypes of gay men. The struggles Paul’s figures face...
  • DJ Tristan Jaxx, Music, San Diego, Gay DJ

    Dance the Night Away With DJ Tristan Jaxx

    The club experience and nightlife have seen changes and shifts around the world. The digital era has not only changed how we communicate but how we listen to music. But, music is a universal language and it’s important to recognize and feature those who continue to fight and keep...
  • Feature, Music, DJ

    DJ Serving Ovahness

    New Year’s is a festive time of year. We celebrate and ring in a new year with close friends and family. Some of us may celebrate at home and others may do this on the dance floor. During the interview I learned that although Wesley and Serving Ovahness have...
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