Cross dressing is a fast becoming trend in Africa.Making the waves now is one Kenyan man who has taken the art to a whole new level in the US television.
Larger part of Kenyans know about Kevin Mwangi aka Shaniqwa whose cross dressing has made them question his sexual orientations notwithstanding that he has of late joined the fatherhood club.
But away from Shaniqwa, there is another Kenyan who is flying the flag high in the US through his cross-dressing stunts.
News of Africa had managed to trail one Mercedes Iman Diamond online and from what was gathered, he is the next big thing in the reality TV series RuPaul’s Drag Race The show, which spans over 11 seasons, and it revolves around an entertaining circle of artists who do their best to push the female-agenda in exaggerated and entertaining fashion.
Kenyan-born Curran is currently set to become the first Muslim and the second African to make an appearance on the show. A quick look at his Instagram and one would be forgiven into thinking he is one to give the likes of Vera Sidika and Huddah Monroe a run for their money. Since news of his appearance broke, the internet has been on overdrive demanding to know his ethnicity based on the fierce persona he exhibited on TV.
Here are some of Mercedes’ photos which will leave many men confused: