Since the beginning of his career, artist Sakima has been very open about his sexuality thanks to commmitted political lyrics. With his new track “Death Is In The Air”, he opens about the stigma of being a queer artist.
The track swings between a certain nostalgia and raw lyrics. The track was inspired by the story of being queer in the 80s told by songwriter Justin Tranter. In a “And the Writer Is…” podcast, he told the struggles of being a gay person in the music industry, specially during the 80s. About it, Sakima added: