(Mini) Mic Interview: TAYLOR ALXNDR, Musician, Drag Performer, Artist, and Community Organizer
Welcome to another edition of Pandora Presents: Pass the (Mini) Mic Interview Series, focused on womxn in advertising and music who are changing the numbers game and passing the mic to the next generation—all in less than 5 minutes. In celebration of Pride Month, Pandora Presents Pass the Mic is highlighting the contributions of people in the audio industry whose work empowers the voices of underrepresented individuals.
TAYLOR ALXNDR is a singer-songwriter, musician, drag performer, artist, community organizer, and co-founder of Southern Fried Queer Pride, a non-profit that empowers Black queer and QTPOC in the South. TAYLOR sat down with Pandora to talk their new album 1993, which is launching later this year, and how Southern Fried Queer Pride uses everything from dance parties to workshops to increase representation in the South.
Listen below to hear about the inspiration behind TAYLOR's music including their new single off 1993, "Say What You Mean," networking with metal heads and country singers, and turning passion into a career.