Known as Coffin Joe in the music world, Eren Fuentes is a non-binary, bisexual, latinx rapper from the DMV who is making strides to creating a more inclusive rap industry. In their music, they highlight the struggles in the LGBT community and encourage a change in how the industry views masculinity and identity. Their music can be described as lo-fi indie rap with a touch of gothic. I was excited to have the opportunity to interview such a unique up and coming artist.
How would you describe your music to someone who has never heard it?
“Well, I’ve only come out pretty recently. But really I think it’s just inspired me to speak up more about different issues. Particularly about things like defending the rights of gay and transgender people. I’ve always liked to classify myself as someone who sticks up for their own. So yeah, it really just comes down to the content and writing material. I try to talk more about the LGBT community, the problems within the community, and the problems we face from the outside.”