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Todrick Hall shares ‘Quarantine Queen’ new EP

“Surprise! Soooo…exactly a week ago I decided to write and create an entire album to hopefully lift your spirits during this quarantine!”

Todrick Hall has not only embraced a new project during the lockdown but has taken it to the next level. On April 20th, he decided to write and record a project to lift the spirits of his legions of fans (3.5 million followers at YouTube1.6 million monthly listeners at Spotify). A little over a week later, that project is now a reality with the release of the ‘Quarantine Queen’ EP.

Exploring the unusual times that we’re all experiencing, the fabulous ‘Quarantine Queen’ is a boisterous explosion of anthems that provide a sassy soundtrack for staying in.

Todrick commented, “Surprise! Soooo…exactly a week ago I decided to write and create an entire album to hopefully lift your spirits during this quarantine! Nina Simone once said, ‘It’s an artist’s duty to reflect the times in which we live.’ I hope this inspires you to stay healthy, stay creative, stay safe and stay home while continuing to stay fabulous!”

The EP’s lead track ‘Mask, Gloves, Soaps, Scrubs’ is a fresh update on Todrick’s fan favourite ‘Nails, Hair, Hips Heels’, which has exceeded 50 million streams. Todrick’s charismatic raps cover everything that’s been happening in a time in which “Zoom is the new club”, from social distancing to stimulus cheques to ‘Tiger King’ pair Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin.

Todrick Hall leads an all-star array of names who independently filmed their appearances in the accompanying video. It includes Nicole ScherzingerLittle Mix, members of the Netflix docuseries ‘Cheer’, dancers AJ and Curtis PritchardAmber Gill of ‘Love Island’ fame, Amber Riley and British drag queen star Baga Chipz.

Elsewhere, the EP’s highlights include ‘Werk Out’, a celebration of donning your fitness wear and getting into the zone at home when the gyms are closed, and the defiant pro-party anti-landlord anthem ‘Rent’‘Cheer’ star Jerry Harris brings that big personality to ‘Mas(k)ot’, which Rhea Litré of the Quarantine Queen Drag Show features on ‘Meow’.

Todrick Hall first came to prominence on ‘American Idol’ and he has since showcased his skills as a singer, rapper, director, choreography and social media personality. His accomplishments include winning the MTV VMA for Video For Good as the co-executive producer of Taylor Swift’s LGBTQ+ video for ‘You Need To Calm Down’; starring in the Broadway hits ‘Chicago’, ‘The Color Purple’, ‘Kinky Boots’, ‘Memphis’ and ‘Waitress’; and choreographing flash mobs for Beyoncé.