Triz, non-binary rapper, talks about sexuality on record with participation of Criolo

Among the many 10 tracks chosen for the album, the artist addresses the each day life of a younger man who’s attending to know his physique

Jairo Malta
Sao Paulo-SP

5 years after releasing “Psychological Elevation,” a music that went viral on social media and hit 18 million views on YouTube, Triz, one of the primary representatives in rap to return out as non-binary — individuals whose gender identification, which is how somebody presents itself to the world, it doesn’t match both as a person or a woman-, launches its first and eponymous album: “Triz”, with the participation of rapper Criolo and addressing the invention of his sexuality.

Among the many 10 tracks chosen for the album, the artist – who prefers to be known as by the male pronoun – addresses the each day life of a younger man who’s attending to know his physique and is searching for acceptance of his identification in household life, on the streets and at dances at environment of the Pedreira neighborhood, within the excessive south area of the town, the place he lives. “Speaking about this matter was one thing very needed for my teenage self who was absolutely discovering himself”, says Triz.

The rapper additionally feedback that it was throughout his transition that the will to precise what was going on within the verses of the songs arose. “I felt compelled to vent about that second speaking about these themes that boiled in me with rather a lot of freshness. So, I began writing songs, and from that “vent” got here some lyrics like “Tamo Vivão” and “Elevação Psychological”, which include narratives associated to those themes of gender identification, sexuality and illustration”.

“It was liberating at that second to have the ability to put these points in a powerful manner and to have the ability to attain rather a lot of individuals. It was one thing actually particular for me,” says Triz of her 2017 music “Psychological Elevation.”

The repertoire ranges from rap, entice, funk and dancehall. The eclectic music style is one thing the rapper brings again from childhood. “My historical past with music begins early. I began like many, singing in church on the age of 5. Then I took guitar and singing classes via a scholarship that I had gained at a music college linked to the church as properly.”

One other curiosity about the artist’s trajectory is that the ten tracks launched are half of one other hundred songs that Triz has to launch quickly: “I believe that is my manner of saying that I got here again and got here again for actual. I hope individuals take pleasure in and comply with my work”.


“Triz” is a strong and present work for right this moment’s instances. “This album is a giant milestone in my profession. I really feel that now I’ll begin to write much more my story within the scene and consolidate myself as an artist. That is my dream and that is what I’ve been making ready for for years.”

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