While RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars four remains to be underneath means, VH1 was greater than prepared to present followers an additional dose of Drag. On Thursday at midday, the tv community revealed the solid of RuPaul's Drag Race season 11 throughout a two-hour reside stream "Ruveal" particular on YouTube with Olympic determine skater Adam Rippon and the present reigning queen from season 10, Aquaria.
During the Ruveal, 15 queens got here decked out of their finest drag lewks, a full face of flawless make-up, and hair all the best way as much as the heavens. The queens that can take part this upcoming season are A'Keria Chanel Davenport, Ariel Versace, Brooke Lynn Hytes, Honey Davenport, Kahanna Montrese, Mercedes Iman Diamond, Nina West, Plastique Tiara, Ra'jah o'Hara, Scarlet Envy, Shuga Cain, Silky Nutmeg Ganche, Soju, Yvie Oddly and Vanessa Vanjie Mateo.
Each queen had a beautiful one-on-one interview with Rippon, throughout which he grilled the queens about their aesthetic, their favourite lip sync songs and different attention-grabbing tidbits that the viewers may not find out about them. Out of the various fabulous solutions the queens gave, listed here are a handful of details that it is advisable find out about every queen in season 11.
A’Keria Chanel Davenport
Coming from the long-line of Davenport’s, A’keria Chanel Davenport gave us a little bit herstory lesson on the legendary Texas drag household. This queen is a part of the third era of Davenports, and is the daughter of Armani Nicole Davenport, and the niece of Kennedy and Sahara Davenport.
Ariel Versace is kind of the enterprise queen. Ariel and her boyfriend, Chasity St. Cartier, who can be a drag queen, have their very own wig firm known as Drag By Chariel. Wigs from this firm have been on the heads of queens like Trixie Mattel and Milk.
Brooke Lynn Hytes
This attractive queen will actually be the primary queen to ever symbolize Canada. Brooke Lynn Hytes additionally has a strong background as a ballet dancer, and received Miss Continental in 2013.
Like most Davenports, this queen is aware of end up a efficiency. For 4 yr, Honey Davenport traveled all over the world as a backup dancer for Peppermint and Sherry Vine. Monet X Change can be her drag daughter, and she or he used to reside on the identical block as Vivacious, Sahara Davenport, and Peppermint in Harlem.
Kahanna Montrese is drag daughter of season 5 and All Stars 2 queen Coco Montrese. Kahanna describes her dance type as a “little hood and a little bit artistic,” and with a combo like that we’re undoubtedly excited to see how this queen will deal with the present’s dancing challenges.
Mercedes Iman Diamond
Mercedes Iman Diamond might be making Drag Race herstory because the present’s first ever Muslim queen. While she’s on the present, Mercedes hopes that she’s going to encourage different Muslim youngsters on the market to embrace themselves and love who they’re.
After auditioning 9 instances for the present, this Ohio queen is greater than prepared for Drag Race. Funny sufficient, Nina West was the primary queen Adam Rippon noticed carry out at a homosexual bar.
Plastique Tiara is the drag daughter of Alyssa Edwards. This gorgeous queen gave Rippon wonderful selfie recommendation on appear to be a new child, and can be a large Ariana Grande fan.
Ra’jah o’Hara is a pageant queen from Dallas Texas who acquired into Drag Race on her first audition. Her all time favourite tune to hear and lip sync is “Do It Well” by Jennifer Lopez as a result of she shares a private connection to the monitor, and it’s additionally a excessive power bop to carry out to.
Originally from Kentucky, Scarlet Envy studied at FIT and can be a large Lana Del Rey fan. If she had to decide on one tune to lip sync to perpetually, it will be “Walking After Midnight” by Patsy Cline because it was her late-grandfather’s favourite tune.
Shuga Cain stands out as the oldest queen within the solid, however she refuses to be slept on. In addition to being a stellar queen, Shuga Cain can be a wonderful baker, together with her specialty being her signature chocolate cake with chocolate frosting.
Silky Nutmeg Ganache
Silky Nutmeg Ganache is a bundle of power that’s continually exuding an incredible quantity of charisma. This queen is at the moment on monitor to complete her PhD, and hopes that her newfound fame will assist herald sufficient cash to take her grandmother all around the world.
This Korean queen has an affinity for the whole lot Okay-pop, and likes to channel musicians like Black Pynk and CL into her lewks. Soju additionally hosted a Okay-pop dance celebration known as Seoul Train that toured in Chicago, New York City, and Los Angeles.
Yvie Oddly is really one wacky, but aesthetically attention-grabbing drag queen. Yvie has a signature chuckle that she describes as “dopey meets goofy meets Santa Claus meets Satan,” which has gotten her kicked out of a film theatres a number of instances previously.
Vanessa Vanjie Mateo
Need we are saying extra in regards to the greatest meme queen in Drag Race herstory? Miss Vanessa Vanjie Mateo is again once more to point out all the kids what she didn’t get to do on season ten. While she loves all the “Miss Vanjie” memes, she’s hopes that America will get to her drag aesthetic and persona a bit higher.
Watch the Drag Race season 11 Ruveal interviews with Adam Rippon and Aquaria beneath: