Despite the truth that they had been by no means in a position to clinch the title on RuPaul’s Drag Race, Aja is profitable. The 24-year-old drag star has shortly develop into a fan favourite, thanks partly to their debut EP from earlier this 12 months, In My Feelings. Aja acquired essential approval for the hip-hop opus, making them one of many latest drag stars to see their star on the rise.
Aja continued that streak of success on Thursday (Nov. 15) with the discharge of the brand new single “Art Jesus.” A continuation of their music “Art God,” the brand new observe places society on trial, with Aja refusing to apologize for dwelling their genuine life. “Penance, reconciliation/ No extra abbretions/ These bitches gone with the storytellin’/ Ain't no place for interpretations,” they spit on the brand new verse.
In an unique assertion to Billboard, Aja says the music is a rebuke of typical stereotypes and an embrace of being as totally different as you need. “Being in a world that's obsessive about conformity, I've discovered myself at many occasions in life making an attempt to be one thing I'm not and never being genuine to myself,” they are saying. “Now I'm not afraid to be myself. I need individuals to know they shouldn't be afraid to be themselves, even when it's not well-liked.”
“Art Jesus” is the primary observe to be launched from Aja’s extremely anticipated upcoming album. Aja says that if In My Feelings was a pleasing shock, then their new album goes to be a shock to the system. “The LP goes to shock individuals for certain,” they are saying. “Lots of people will count on one thing much like my debut EP In My Feelings. I've taken an enormous departure from that fashion and dived into some sounds I've actually been having fun with … I put a variety of my coronary heart in soul into it and I hope individuals see that.”
Check out Aja’s new music “Art Jesus” beneath, and make sure to catch her within the latest episode of Billboard Pride’s “Spillin’ the Tea” right here.