i-D's latest documentary series, Out Of This World, follows American rapper, performance artist and activist Mykki Blanco on a journey to South Africa's biggest city, Johannesburg to explore queer culture at a time when LGBT voices are continually being silenced...
In this episode Mykki meets Johannesburg's talented youth; dancer Bradley and his boyfriend Nkulsey, a model and psychology student to talk about queer love in the zulu territory and gets invited to join artist-activist Umlilo on a Femme Walk of queer visibility through Joburg. Mykki rounds off our first instalment with an explosive show and exclusive music video featuring his tracks 'Loner' and 'Coke White Starlight'.
Host/Associate Producer Mykki Blanco
Director Matt Lambert c/o Prettybird
Development Producer Kate Villevoye
Story Producer Stephen Isaac-Wilson
Field Producer/ Edit Producer Declan Higgins
Global Executive Producer Eloise King
Fixer Big Banana Films
Director of Photography Cezary Zacharewicz
Camera Assistant Neville Esterhuizen
Sound Recordist Arthur Koundouris
Location Assistant/Driver Zamo Nala
Security Cam Security, George Moriatis
Editor Isolde Penwarden
Colourist Oisin O’Driscoll at The Mill
Sound Mix Matt Cheney
Production Manager Lauran Clark
Production Coordinator Rosa Harris Edmonds
Post Production Manager Tom Lynch
Post Production Coordinator Regina Lemaire-Costa
Director of Licensing Cristina Lombardo
Senior Music Supervisor, EMEA Alex Benge
Music Supervisor Bonnie Reilly
Senior Designer Rebecca Boyd-Wallis
Designer Kristina Britton
Production Accountant David Gray
Equipment Manager Richard Smith
Equipment Assistant Henry Cotsford
Post Tech Supervisor Dominic Brouard
Commercial Creative Director Bunny Kinney
Senior VP Production, UK Bree Horn
Production Executive Shelley Hurley
Head of Post Production Daniel Elias
Channel Manager, UK Jordan Joseph
"Rock N Roll Dough"
"Shit Talking Creep"
"The Plug Won't"
"I'm In A Mood"
"Coke White, Starlight"
Written and Performed by Michael Quattlebaum Jr., Yoann Lemoine, Bruno Bertoli aka Mykki Blanco
Courtesy of Mykki Blanco LLC
"Bottoms Revenge: Ibutho Lamakhosazana"
Written and Performed by Thato Ramaisa & Buyani Duma aka FAKA
"Out Of My Face"
Written and Performed by Slyamukelwa Ngcobo aka UMLILO
Archive Courtesy of Rich Mnisi, GALA, Faka, Laura Skollie
Johannesburg Metro Police Department, Caroline and Nick at Glory, Brenda Sakellarides,
Charmaine and Boitumelo Magolekgo at The National School of The Arts, Juliette Larthe and all at Prettybird London
Orli Oh, Albans at Generale Hair Zone, David Swartz, Oko Shio, The Mill
Luke van der Burg
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