Staff pick: Troye Sivan

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Staff pick: Troye Sivan

Lanyejah Frierson, Writer

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Troye Sivan is a South African born Australian singer and former YouTuber. He started out his media career with acting, his first role being in X-men Origins: Wolverine, as young wolverine.

After that he mostly did local plays in his area of Perth, Australia, and upload small, home videos of him singing to YouTube. His YouTube career mostly consisted of short comedy videos, song covers, and story-times/rants.

He released his first song Youth, in 2015 with the music video published on his channel February 24, 2016 reaching, over 100 million views. He is openly gay and a LGBTQ+ activist and has been since his coming out video, released on his YouTube channel in August 7 of 2013.

He is currently on tour for his most recent album titled Bloom. His most recent stop being in Toronto, Canada (October 15, 2017). I had the opportunity to see him at his Houston show on September 24, 2018. I personally just love his style and his energy. His music  has such a fun dancing feel, and I really had a great time.

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