Interview with Jadein Black, Ypsilanti, Michigan

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Jadein Black
Jadein Black (Ypsilanti, Michigan) 

Jadein Black is a performing Drag Queen, as well as founder and producer of the Boylesque Drag Show in Ypsilanti, Michigan. In addition to performing locally, she has been on multiple tours around the United States and Canada, from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She has made top-ten at the prestigious Nation Entertainer of the Year competition. In addition to her performance at venues and shows including Boylesque, she also hosts and performs at many universities around the country, private parties, as well as at local Drag Show and Storytime events. The events she produces and performs in with Boylseque Drag Show regularly raise money for various causes ranging from at-risk LGBTQ youth to the Black Lives Matter movement. Boylesque Drag Show features local drag performers such as Maxi Chanel, Hershae Chocolatae, Izaya Cole, and Ani Briated. 

Interviewed by Tamar Sella, 09/04/2020.
Tamar Sella
Music; United States; Covid-19 Pandemic
Ypsilanti, Michigan
Musicians in America during the Covid-19 Pandemic
Society for Ethnomusicology

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