Celebrity Interviews

  • Rapper Big Dipper Discusses Self-Acceptance

    “Lookin,” the first single off LA-based queer performing artist Big Dipper’s debut album Late Bloomer, is described as a “body-positive anthem.” Lyrics like: “jiggle, jiggle, it’s a party in the middle” help celebrate a body-positive image. Corey Wesley, Kinkster MAG editor, had the opportunity to check in with this...
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    David Hernandez is King with New Album, ‘Kingdom: the Mixtape’

    Seven years after the release of his coming out album, I Am Who I Am, American Idol’s David Hernandez is back with Kingdom: the Mixtape. The album includes 20 original tracks. Many of the songs reflect on the heartbreaks and loss Hernandez has experienced over the last decade since...
  • Rob Smith, Author, Journalist, Veteran

    Rob Smith Discusses ‘Confessions of a Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Soldier’

    Of the belief that the military would be a way of finding a better life from his small town in Akron, Ohio, Rob Smith enlisted in the military. At 17 and fresh off the bus he survived the notoriously brutal Infantry Basic Training. He served for five years in...
  • Rilan, Music News, Money Talk, Joe Simpson

    Rilan Opens Our Ears to the Perversion of Beauty with #MoneyTalk

    American singer, dancer, and actor Rilan is passionate about using his freedom of expression to present the challenging issues faced today. Best known for his role on the final season of Glee, he released his debut EP Chemical in 2015. He then released the single “Blindfolds” featuring singer Naz...
  • Mike Ruiz, Kinkster MAG, HeartThrobs and Hounds, Calendar, Animal Rescue, Fur Friends in Need, Lio's Promise Animal Rescue

    Mike Ruiz Chats about New HeartThrobs and Hounds 2018 Calendar

    Being philanthropic is often based on your personal experiences. Celebrity photographer Mike Ruiz has been so moved over the past five years that he released the latest edition of one of his philanthropic endeavors “HeartThrobs and Hounds” 2018 Calendar. Thirteen stunning photographs of beautiful, hunky men with adorable hounds...
  • Erotic Intent With Steve Callow Perfect Fit Brand CEO

    Erotic Intent With Steve Callow Perfect Fit Brand CEO

    Wow, that’s so big! Some estimates value the adult novelty industry at $15 billion while others place it at $21 billion. And by 2020 estimates say it will hit between $29 and $50 billion. (Statistica) (Forbes) If you’ve ever wondered if you’re alone in using your toy(s), you’re not....
  • Men's Skincare, Crystal Waters, Music News

    Crystal Waters Transforms Music and Beauty Into Men’s Skin Care Line

    It’s amazing where people find themselves over the years. When we did a recent roundup of popular men’s skin care products we learned that none other than top Billboard charting singer and songwriter Crystal Waters has launched her own men’s skincare line called BOYFACE. To gather more info, managing...
  • Celebrity Interviews, Ross Mullan, Perpetual, Movie

    Ross Mullan Warmly Welcomes New Role in Shocking ‘Perpetual’

    “The German”, the chilling 2011 horror/suspense novel by Lee Thomas, a Bram Stoker and two-time Lambda Literary Award winner, is about to become a feature film. While “The German” was set in post WWII small town America, the film incarnation is about a Syrian and takes place in present...
  • Michelle Visage, RuPaul Drag Race, Celebrity News

    The Real Deal, An Interview with Michelle Visage

    Well known for her long standing role as the no-nonsense-giving-you-tough-love judge on the extremely popular Emmy Award nominated RuPaul’s Drag Race, Michelle Visage is also a long-time and ardent LGBTQ ally who has her hands in many endeavors. Visage came of age in New York City’s club and ballroom...
  • Inaya Day, Music News, iTunes, Joe Gauthreaux, DJ Grind

    Inaya Day Brings Us Love This Summer

    You know that voice. You’ve heard it on dance floors in the late nineties with “Keep Pushin”, “Hold Your Head Up High”, and “Horny”, then in the early 2000s with the Mike Cruz-produced dance anthems, “Movin’ Up”, “Can’t Stop Dancing”, “Lift It Up” and “U Spin Me”. Then there...
  • Kinkster MAG Interview with Costume and Underwear Designer Marco Marco

    Marco Marco Designer Reveals the Secret to His Success

    You’ve seen his underwear (maybe you’re wearing some right now), you’ve seen his costumes (think Iggy from the EMAs, Fergie at Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, Britney Spears’ angel costume for her Vegas show, and Katy Perry’s cupcake bra) and you’ve seen the web-series in which he’s featured for the...
  • Feature Interview, InkedKenny, Photography, Kinkster NYC, T-Shirts,

    An Exclusive with inkedKenny, A Man Seen Through Our Lens

    If you haven’t seen our new Kinkster NYC storyboard photos yet, you’re in for a huge treat! We recently collaborated with inkedKenny Photography to share our latest visual stories through his specific vision and what’s been called by some as his “hyper masculine” aesthetic. You’ve likely already seen some...
  • Interview with Ships Have Sailed Frontman Will Carpenter

    Kinkster MAG has been following Ships Have Sailed for some time but only recently were we prepared to interview the band with Will Carpenter as its lead. The perfect time to introduce these talented musicians to our readers could not have been better than the week they are scheduled...
  • #Outcome (LGBT), Photograher Tom Dingley

    #Outcome (LGBT) – A Series of Photos that Tell a Story

    “Behind every mask, there is a face and behind that a story.”  I look at this quote every day to remind me that we all have a story to tell and especially gay men.  Each of us has a coming out story, whether it’s funny, heartbreaking or encouraging, our...
  • Music, Female Rapper, DEVMO, LGBTQ Artist

    Female Rapper DEVMO Set to Dominate in 2017

    On the release of her latest single and music video “Wah Wah Wah”, I got a chance to learn more about up and coming talented female rap artist DEVMO who is pushing the boundaries, in good ways. In this latest release, she tells the true story of falling for...
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    Trae Crowder ‘The Liberal Redneck’ May Offend, But So What

    Earlier this year the state of Tennessee attempted to make the Bible the official state book joining the roster of its other state symbols that include a .50-caliber sniper rifle, salamander and raccoon (PBS NewsHour). In response to this attempt, comedian Trae Crowder decided to post his public reaction...
  • Magnus Hastings, Interview, Photography, Book

    One-on-One with Celebrity Photographer Magnus Hastings

    I have admired and been captivated by the visually stunning work of celebrity photographer Magnus Hastings for quite some time. Soon after arriving in Sydney in 2005, Hastings’ creative eye took him on an upward trajectory to where he is today. His name has been intimately linked to capturing...
  • Ts Madison, Interview

    The Uninhibited Realness of TS Madison

    Immediately, after the camera was turned on, a star was born.  TS Madison has become a fixture of positivity, hope, and realness within the LGBTQ community. Her life is the backdrop for her successful career.  She is a transgender woman who captivates us with her YouTube videos, and most...
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    Jono McCleery: Expression of Life And Music

    The essence of music and its true meaning can get lost when we’re not familiar with an artist. Music is an art form that allows us to tap into our deepest thoughts and emotions. Emotions and our connection to the artist are amplified when we have a sense of...
  • Guy Scheiman, DJ, Music, Interview

    Guy Scheiman Has The Power to Ignite a Dance Floor

    In order to be considered successful and internationally known in today’s club scene you have to be a DJ who is driven, passionate about music, and determined to make club-goers dance. Guy Scheiman, a DJ/Producer based in Tel Aviv, a region known for its elaborate nightlife, is one of those DJs....
  • Harrison Scott, Music

    A Provocative Interview with Harrison Scott

    New York based out singer-songwriter Harrison Scott has become known for his dark synth-pop sound and for pushing the envelope by combining music, fashion, and queer sexuality in his videos. Since his debut single ‘Silence Into Noise’ in November 2014, he’s been featured in Entertainment Weekly, crossfadr, Advocate, and...
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    Sherry Vine and Jonny McGovern Talk Queer TV

    The Gay TV scene has definitely become more gay since the first gay character appeared on a TV sitcom in a 1971 episode of All in the Family (yes, All in the Family, if you can believe it). (AJ Aronstein, Splitsider) (Christine Sparta, USA Today) We have come a...
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    ‘How to Be You’ with Jeffrey Marsh

    Editor’s Note: Jeffrey identifies as genderqueer and uses they/them as their singular pronoun. We have used “they” to refer to Jeffrey throughout. For those not familiar with current conversations and use of pronouns check out 2015 Word of the Year is Singular They, Nonbinary.org or do a quick Google...
  • Rilan, Music

    Exclusive Interview with Rilan

    Dark, Youthful, and Soulful are some of the adjectives to describe Rilan; a talented singer, songwriter, dancer, choreographer and all around triple-threat. Since we believe he has the full package, the Kinkster Mag Team instantly included him on our “Artist Spotlight” roster. Rilan has the charm, charisma, and the...
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