About

Cusi Coyllur, (coo-see coy-your), an Inca princess name, is Shannen Roberts, a queer, Peruvian-American, and mental health advocate. Featured on Bust magazine’s April/May 2018 issue, HuffPost, Ms. Magazine, Madame Gandhi’s “The Future is Female” Spotify playlist and more. “Bipolar Lovers in Love” EP and poem zines is now available on all streaming platforms. Her second music video, “amivulnerable?”, is a dance interpretation of domestic abuse and comes with a free zine in collaboration with her blog The Strange is Beautiful. Most recently she released “Our DNA is Resiliency” single with proceeds going to Immigrant Defenders Law Center, and has played many benefit shows to help families and children who were separated. When not playing music, she offers positive healing as a 500-hour yoga instructor, and with The Strange is Beautiful zines at shows and at L.A. and SF Zine Festivals.