This Zulu pop star princess is doing things her own way


In our jam-packed September issue, inspirational cover star Toya Delazy shares her incredible journey from closeted Catholic school girl to international pop star. Here’s a sneak preview of what she had to say.

Toya on…

Growing up queer

“I wouldn’t dare say the ‘l’ word. Trippin’? You don’t say that in Africa.”

Mental health

“We can’t have arguments about who I am. Are you trying to kill me?”

Sisterhood and survival

“If it wasn’t for other women that empowered me, I don’t think I would be here.”

PLUS Toya opens up about finding the one.

Read the full interview in the September 2019 issue of DIVA, out now in print here, digitally here and via the links below.

Only reading DIVA online? You’re missing out. For more news, reviews and commentary, check out the latest issue. It’s pretty badass, if we do say so ourselves. // //

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