German singer and songwriter Kim Petras has released her new song titled “Coconuts”.
Born 27 August 1992, Petras, before signing with Republic Records in 2021 where she will release her upcoming third album and major-label debut released music as an independent artist under her own imprint, BunHead Records, between 2016 and 2020.
Petras performed the song at the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards pre-show on 12 September 2021, as the first out trans artist to perform at the VMAs.
In November 2021, she performed two more singles from the forthcoming album — ”Coconuts” and “Hit It from the Back” — when she appeared at the 2021 MTV Europe Music Awards, becoming the first out trans artist to perform at the EMAs, a show that MTV had deliberated hosted in Budapest, as “an opportunity to stand in solidarity” in protest against the Hungarian anti-LGBT law; likewise Petras’s performance was intentionally raunchy and “sex positive” and spoke out to say “It’s going to be pretty powerful to be in Hungary and perform the show when these laws have just happened”. Listen to Coconuts Below.