QBoy is a skilled DJ, music artist, producer, rapper, and dancer.
Born Marcos Brito, in Basildon, Essex, he is half-British, half-Gomeran (Canary Islands).
As the UK's debut queer hip-hop artist, with no less than 5 independent releases under his belt, he has helped lead the way for diversity within the LGBTQ community and hip-hop.
He has also shone as a TV & radio presenter for Channel 4's 'Coming Out To Class' and BBC's 'The Rise Of Homo-Hop' plus written for a host of publications and interviewed many other artists including Salt-N-Pepa, EVE, Mica Paris, Beverley Knight, Terri Walker, Nicole Wray and Mark Ronson.
He has supported the likes of TLC, En Vogue, Boy George, Lily Allen and Mykki Blanco, completed 3 successful USA tours as well as dates across Europe and Australia. Festivals include Glastonbury, Bestival, The Secret Garden Party, Milkshake, BFI Flare and Cannes Film Festival and he has been featured in The Guardian, Independent, VICE, Dazed&Confused, i:D, Mixmag, Attitude, Gay Times, Instinct, OUT, MTV, Logo, ITV, Channel 4 and BBC TV and radio to name but a few. He last musical release was his 2016 offering 'QING' - a 5 video visual E.P.
At present he is co-promoter and DJ at popular London & Berlin club night 'R & She: The Queens Of Hip-Hop & R&B' which now in its 6th year has featured sets by DJ Spinderella of Salt-N-Pepa, Mel Blatt of All Saints and M.O. Alongside the R & She club and festival dates, QBoy co-hosts the R & She Radio Show on Hoxton Radio with Neil Prince.
QBoy is also weekly resident at London's HEAVEN and plays regularly for PHAT Club, Popcorn and is well praised for his specialist crate digging Boom Bap & Chill sets for Ace Hotel.
"I GET MY DRAG-ON LIKE THE QUEEN B KHALEESI"
QBoy is one third of the team behind popular London, Berlin & NYC club night
'R & She: The Queens Of Hip-Hop & R&B' playing an all female artist set of floor filler classics from the 90's to present day hits. In addition QBoy spins dance worthy commercial hip-hop & R&B at his weekly residency at HEAVEN. He also has a specialist brand 'She's A Bitch - Women Of Rap' serving a full herstory of female MC's from all decades. QBoy is also skilled at chilled soulful sets of lesser known tracks, remixes, urban gems and album cuts like his 'Boom Bap & Chill' mood mix perfect for relaxed afternoons, pool parties and sunny Sundays. Take a listen to a selection of his sets via his Mixcloud platform...