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Luquisha Lubamba is the stage name of Luca Marchi,[1] a drag performer and singer, as well as one of the contestants of the first season of Drag Race Italia.

Drag Name Origin

Luquisha is the made up female version of Luca, her real name. "Lubamba" comes from the name of Italian model, showgirl and TV presenter Sylvie Lubamba.

Track Record(s)

Seasons Competed: Italia Season 1
Ranking: 4th Place
Miss Drag Simpatia
Maxi Challenges Won: 0
Mini Challenges Won: 0
Times as Team Captain: 0
Times in Bottom Two: 2 (Eps. 1, 5)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 6

Memorable Quotes

Drag Race Italia Season 1

  • "Mi disegnano come una stronza, ma non è così... io sono la regina delle stronze!" (entrance quote)
  • "Eh, prima un po' Britney 2007, adesso sto bene." (after being asked how she was feeling by Priscilla after feeling bad during critiques)
  • "Shot di tequila, mi gira la testa. Hastag di oggi: #facciamofesta. Escilo, escilo, il tuo amore. Quando mi guardi mi twerka il cuore. Donna barbuta, sempre piaciuta. Io mi rialzo dopo una caduta. Non è la Rai e nemmeno Carramba. Attenti, è Luquisha Lubamba!" (verse in "A Little Bit of Love")

Extras

  • "Ho 23 anni da 10 anni." (in Meet the Queens)
  • "Sono la drag queen più pagata d'Italia" (in Meet the Queens)
  • "Penso di aver litigato con qualunque drag queen italiana." (in Meet the Queens)
  • "Io ho inventato le catfights su Facebook" (in Meet the Queens)

Trivia

  • According to her Facebook, Luquisha speaks Italian, English, Spanish, German and French.[6]
  • Luquisha calls her fans "lubimbe", a combination of "Lubamba" with the word "bimbe", which means "babes" in Italian.[7]
  • Luquisha is the second queen to have a fakeout elimination, the first being Kandy Muse. Both were told "sashay away" before being called back to stay in the competition.
  • She is one of the few queens who never placed safe and was not eliminated in the first episode. Her track record is made up of low, bottom, and high placements.
  • One of her favorite icons is the Italian singer and dancer Raffaella Carrà.[8]
  • Her university thesis focused on RuPaul and the drag world.[8]

Gallery

Drag Race Italia Season 1

Drag Race Italia Season 1 Looks

Filmography

TV

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2021 Drag Race Italia (Season 1) Self Contestant (Placed 4th) [2]

Discography

Year Title Notes Ref.
2019 Tequila Bitch (Work Bitch X Tequila Mashup) ft. Britney Spears
2019 Tequila
2020 M.E.F. (My Easy Fuck)
2020 Escilo
2020 Escilo (E Il Resto Scompare) ft. Elettra Lamborghini
2021 Your Disco Needs You

External Links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Account of justluke88tv | Facebook
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 (ITDrag Race Italia: ecco le 8 drag queen in gara | DavideMaggio.it — October 29, 2021
  3. 3.0 3.1 Account of justluke88tv (Places Lived) | Facebook
  4. (ITPost by luquishalubamba | Instagram — March 29, 2021
  5. (ITChi è Luquisha Lubamba Drag Race Italia? Bio, Età, Nome e Instagram | ChieCosa.it — November 19, 2021
  6. Account of justluke88tv (Contact and Basic Info) | Facebook
  7. (ITPost by luquishalubamba | Instagram — June 29, 2020
  8. 8.0 8.1 (ITLuquisha Lubamba: tutto quello che c’è da sapere | DonnaGlamour — November 16, 2021

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