Kween G is both an industry and cultural leader and emerging Afro-Australian Icon. Kween G Kibone started her career with the explosive Hip Hop outfit KillaQueenz. As an artist, MC, community advocate and curatorher commitment to her own artistry and to supporting emerging artists is formidable. Kween G is often described as “consciousness-raising”. She is a strong advocate for inclusion, social justice, human rights and women’s representation within the music industry and currently sits on the advisory panel of the Australian Women in Music Awards. Kween G is an experienced cross-cultural communicator and facilitator.
She is in demand to host and contribute to large scale events such as Sydney Festival, Africulture Festival, Ethics Centre debate-IQ2, Marrickville Festival, Women's Scream International Poetry Festival. Kween has developed and delivered workshops in N.T and N.S.W. Kween has developed a significant network through her music, broadcasting and facilitation and she has worked for 15+ years as a producer/presenter and is a qualified trainer in community radio.
In 2019 Kween G was the Curator of Artivista, a Night of Women in Hop Hop which celebrated art and activism held at The Red Rattler Theatre in Sydney. Artivista brought together performances from some legendary ladies of Australian Hip Hop.
The event attracted the attention of ABC, who did a story about Women in Hip Hop that was shared by ABC Arts on Facebook and has been viewed over 24,000 times.
In 2020, she was featured as Independent Artist of the Week for her EP Kibone on FBi Radio. The featured track Speak Up was referred to as ‘An absolute anthem in fighting back against oppression and displacement’.
Early this year, 2021, Kween G released Love For My Sisters, which received various reviews and support for Triple J’s Dave Rudy Howe, Tommy Faith, Declan Byrne and Abby Butler. Her track was also added to Triple J unearthed & FBi Radio rotation.
Her upcoming release Something in Your Eyes is about identifying when someone has been affected by traumatic times. Kween’s ability to take a serious topic and entertains and enlighten in equal measure is a true testament to her talent.With her new EP set to be released, Kween G is a standout. She continues to develop and grow as an advocate for inclusion, social justice, human rights and women’s representation within the music industry.