Shika and her band Tingtong Ketz perform at an event in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Alexandra Radu
Shika and her band Tingtong Ketz perform at an event in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Alexandra Radu
LGBTQ

How a Malaysian transgender musician found her voice through metal music in a country that doesn’t accept her

  • Musician and artist Shika Corona created the band Tingtong Ketz in 2015 with a revolving cast of fellow queer and trans musicians
  • She is using her art and lyrics to try and break gender stereotypes that exist in the conservative country

Shika and her band Tingtong Ketz perform at an event in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Alexandra Radu
Shika and her band Tingtong Ketz perform at an event in Kuala Lumpur. Photo: Alexandra Radu
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