FOF #2477 – Bebe Zahara Benet Wants You to Get Fierce

Apr 25, 2017 · 24882 views
Still giving lots of face, face, face all these years, years, years later, Bebe Zahara Benet helped to lay the foundation for RuPaul's Drag Race as the show's first winner. Photo: Dennis Driscoll

Still giving lots of face, face, face all these years, years, years later, Bebe Zahara Benet helped to lay the foundation for RuPaul’s Drag Race as the show’s first winner. Photo: Dennis Driscoll

It’s been almost a decade since Bebe Zahara Benet, the drag queen from Cameroon became the first America’s Next Drag Superstar on RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Since then, she’s been traveling the world and rocking the house boots down with her music. Bebe has a brand new single “Get Fierce” – a lighthearted track that encourages people to celebrate who they are.

Listen as Bebe Zahara Benet talks about her amazing decade as the first winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race winner, her friendship with all the Ru Girls and how drag has changed over the years.

Plus–

What happened to the lifetime supply of makeup she was promised on the show?

The African origins of drag language.

A very NSFW sexy way to blend your make up.

    Comments

  1. Alex says:

    wow blast from the past. I remember listening to the first podcast with Bebe…I had just started art college. Time sure flies. It’s nice that she is still doing drag!

  2. J D says:

    Great to hear Bebe on the podcast. She is a classy act! I’ve when watching since Season 1, and I always admired her grace and fierceness.

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