While rap music in many countries continues to asphyxiate itself on calcified sexist, cisgendered, and homo/transphobic sentiments and representations, Berlin-based hip-hop activist Sookee strives to forge queer and trans/feminist spaces to provoke dialogue, instigate action, and enable people to engage and imagine alternatives. A self-fashioned quing MC actively recording since 2006, Sookee's work confronts a number of issues, including sexism, heteronormativity, homo/transphobias, and neofascist/anti-immigrant paroxysms plaguing Germany today. This article provides a brief overview of the artist's work and the ways in which it opens trans/feminist spaces to foster allegiances and alliances across gender, sexual, cultural, geopolitical, and national borders.

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