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HAVING HIS CAKES (AND EATING IT)

UNLIKE A NUMBER OF OTHER RAPPERS, CAKES DA KILLA IS HAPPY TO DECLARE HIS SEXUALITY — AND IS STILL ENJOYING MAINSTREAM SUCCESS

UNAPOLOGETIC. That’s the word that sums up gay rapper Cakes Da Killa and his whole ethos. Bubbling under since 2011, five years, two mix tapes and a brand new album are what it took to launch him into the mainstream with his own style of wit, talent and unabashed gayness.

The acceptance that rap is not just for straight men has been a long time coming. A stream of artists from Zebra Katz, Mykki Blanco and Cakes himself have taken the genre by the horns, introducing audiences to something quite new in that section of the industry: an unapologetic expression of sexuality.

Interviewing Cakes — real name Rashard Bradshaw — provided a glimpse into that world. Fresh, bouncy and commanding, it is obvious that one thing he is not when it comes to his sexuality is meek.

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About Attitude

On the cover, pop superstar Robbie Williams talks exclusively to John Grant about drink, drugs, sex, fame… and finding happiness. Elsewhere in this issue, Spice Girl Melanie C on her new album, gay rapper Cakes Da Killa, artist and activist Scottee, and the real lives of TV’s most famous gay ‘housewives’ as we meet the Gogglebox Gays. Plus, Outliving a Death Sentence: meet the men who have been living with HIV since the bleak days of the 80s and 90s.
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