Slutashia Delivers Fierce Rap Performance on New Single, 'Gigs'


Slutashia is a fearless drag queen and rap artist all in one.  A leader in the new school of contemporary artists, she's constantly pushing the envelope and reinventing herself and her sound. Through her music and lyrics, Slutashia seeks to enlighten and elevate her listeners in a meaningful way. Her latest release entitled Gigs, is a fiery remix of the City Girls song, Jobs. It reads like a diss track with extra saucy grit and feminine energy.  She ferociously spits, "you just a little pinky. B*tch I am the f*cking thumb."

The multi-talented vocalist and rapper who hails from Eugene, Oregon cites icons such as Britney Spears, Lil Kim, Nicki Minaj, Beyoncé, Rihanna, and Missy Elliot as major influences as she loves to feel sexy and powerful on stage. 

"I'm sickening. Call CDC."

She has been writing and making music for about 15 years now and over the past 4 years she combined her art form with drag and this elevated her game. Her bars are cold and knit together by emotive and expressive punchlines. Her effortless intonations are accentuated by a skillfully resonated and power-packed voice. She possesses a modern-day hip-hop aura and delivers her rhymes in a cadence that crescendos with spellbinding emotive undertones.


"I don't do gigs. B*tch I am the gig"

When did you start rapping?
I started rapping around the age of 14. I never had confidence for many years with it and would really just do it at home and share it with friends. I didn’t really start pushing my pen and lyrics until I started my drag career in 2017. Once I paired my music with my drag alter ego it gave me the confidence and I started to see some success. That success has given me even more confidence and it’s been fun pushing myself as hard as I can as an artist the past few years. I went from doing this in my bedroom to headlining a New Years Eve Concert in my city of Eugene. I have so much more I want to accomplish but I have come along way.

Tell me about your creative process? What do you do to make your original sound?

My creative process right now revolves around my audience. How do I want to make my audience feel. So a lot of the music I’ve been working on in quarantine has been music that people can dance too when I’m performing in clubs.



What is the story behind "Gigs"?
"Gigs" is a bad bitch track and I wanted to really just show people I can rap. As a drag artist I’m not always taken seriously as a musical artist. So "Gigs" really is just telling my doubters that you can’t tell me nothing. "Gigs" is also a remake of the song “Jobs” by the City Girls. I don’t like to call it a parody because it’s not a comedy track but I took their song and completely reimagined it. I’m still in my mixtape type stage where I like to use beats from other artists.

What artists have had the biggest influence on your career and your sound?
Nicki Minaj, Missy Elliott, Lil Kim have been huge inspirations for me. I really felt their confidence and their presence in their music and on stage. I like to give that same presence and confidence to my audience as well.

Whats the end goal?
The end goal is to be able to do music and drag full time. To be taken as a serious musical artist and not a joke. This is my first song of many that I worked on during the pandemic and I can’t wait to share them, perform them and see where this next era takes me.

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