Bronx Rapper Quay Dash Drops Her First EP 'Transphobic'

"Each song represents a different experience."

Up until now, Bronx rapper Quay Dash has only dropped a handful of singles — but those singles were so impressive we named her one of our 10 Female Rappers To Pay Attention To. Just this weekend, Ms. Dash finally dropped a much-anticipated full-length EP. The new collection of songs, titled Transphobic, deal with the up-and-coming superstar's experiences as a transgender woman in these scary political times.

"The EP is about the things that I go through daily in this transphobic world," Quay told us. "I wrote the songs when I was going through a challenging period of my life where there is lots of hatred towards black transgender women in America."

Mixing moody old school hip hop beats with more contemporary avant-garde and dark rap instrumentation, the 5-track extended play shows off Quay's superior spitting skills over a handful of different styles.

"I wanted to set a different mood for each song," she added. "Each song represents a different experience."

Stream Transphobic for yourself, below!

Quay Dash will also be joining electroclash legend Peaches on her current North American tour. Their first show together will be in Winnipeg, Manitoba on September 23rd.

Follow Quay Dash on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Soundcloud.

[Photos by Sonny Martinez, with makeup by Raisa Flowers, hair by Kira Stuger, styling by Michael Louis, and editing by Ashley Smith]


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