Saint Ahmad is an LGBTQ+ artist, dancer and club kid from New York City who creates music to explore the depths of his identity. He is greatly influenced by queer figures like RuPaul and Leigh Bowery who came before him, paving the way for individualism to flourish in the club community. His latest single “MINDS” is a deep dive on societal limitations, escaping toxic roots, and expanding into our full potential.
“MINDS” will send your senses into overdrive with with effervescent beats, pulsating rhythms, and a striking vocal that steals the spotlight. The music video profiles the present generation of the rave community, bringing with them unabashed expression and non-conformity while paying respect to the respected icons of the past. The video features magnetic characters cut straight from NYC society including musician Apollo, drag queen Syrennara, and DJ Maxwell Vice. Music video director Joe Cohen reveals, “The video is a meeting of different generations and club cultures. It’s a fun collaboration with Saint Ahmad and a new generation of NYC club kids where these two worlds collide.” “MINDS” is a tribute to the effect that club culture has had on Saint Ahmad’s personal growth. He reveals, “It wasn’t until I moved to New York in 2020 that I started to shake off my past traumas.” This historic new release will make you dizzy with a head-rush of sonics and lyrics that shake the soul.
Saint Ahmad is a multi-faceted artist who is known for his unapologetic anthems and striking, avant-garde visuals. “MINDS” follows his latest release “LGC” featuring Lolita Leopard in a lead up to his upcoming EP.
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