19:40 – 20:20, Çaystube
Tama Gucci’s music sounds like the distant memory of a rave that you never actually went to. Hailing from Miami and now living in New York, the musician and performer has become a fixture in the city’s burgeoning queer underground with pop covers that go viral. With a mix of jungle and Miami bass, Tama Gucci bridges Jamaican identity and the joy of nineties breakbeat to create a kind of music that’s both nostalgic and futuristic. In his songs, Tama Gucci incorporates an encyclopedic knowledge of pop, including his fascination with reality TV while telling of heartbreak and insecurity. Songs about desire and romance in the digital age!