MNEK, the 21-year-old boy wonder collaborating with Madonna and also Beyonc\u00e9, had no lack of musical good example while growing up in the late 90s. What he did lack was anyone who sufficiently reflected his identity as a gay, black male. Now the DJ, producer, vocalist, and songwriter intends to be that good example for a fresh generation of youngsters who are just as underrepresented in mainstream media. \" As a black gay musician, as a kid, a large component of exactly how awkward I was, was I really did not have a good example I didn't have someone on television I might liken myself to,\" he just recently clarified to Metro's Guilty Pleasures. \" I take it as my responsibility to be specifically that I wished to see on TV. If any person can see themselves in me that's fucking excellent. That means I am making somebody really feel good concerning themselves.\"
While the \" At Night (I Think Of You)\" singer called his very own coming out a \"operate in progress,\" he claimed he remains in a partnership that makes browsing his identity a great deal much easier. \" I have a caring boyfriend that is actually awesome and really risk-free,\" he stated. \"He is the best and my preferred. I enjoy.\"
MNEK is presently dating other out musician Brayton Bowman, with whom he collaborated on \"Skin Deep,\" a track regarding attempting to find love on Tinder. He was last seen playing Birmingham Satisfaction over the weekend break, and also is evidently getting rather the toss out of his semi-newfound role model condition.
lols exactly how i'm in the city newspaper like \"I WAN NA BE A GOOD EXAMPLE TO BLACK GAY CHILDREN\"! i'm so strong nowadays. gay pride which!