The Curtain Falls on Millennium C. Snow: Goodnight, Sweet Queen


In the heart of Richmond, Virginia, a star shone brightly in the drag queen sky – Dajuan Lamont Gee, known as Millennium C. Snow, a beacon of creativity and resilience. April 17, 1981, marks the birth of a true original whose journey came to a sudden halt on January 6, 2024 at the age of 42, plunging the community into mourning.

The Loss of a Legend: Millennium C Snow

Gee’s unexpected passing has sent ripples of grief through a community that cherishes their own. From family and friends to admirers and fellow artists, the void left by his departure is palpable, a testament to the impact he made in the lives he touched.

A Stage Persona That Captivated Many

Millennium C Snow was not just a drag queen; he was an artist, a Richmond visionary who took the stage by storm. Each performance was a journey into a world of his making, where glamour and creativity knew no bounds. His costumes, each a masterpiece, spoke volumes of his talent – the pink alien opera singer from “The Fifth Element,” a ten-foot-long snake, and even Katy Perry’s alien avatar from “E.T.” were among his notable creations.

A Personal Journey of Courage and Authenticity

Gee’s life was a narrative of courage. Living as a female from 17 to 26, he later embraced his identity as a drag queen, a choice that resonated deeply within the LGBTQ+ community. His decision against sex change was a powerful statement in self-acceptance and staying true to oneself.

The Community Reflects: Heartfelt Tributes Pour In

Social media has become a canvas for the outpouring of emotions. From Casey Dokoupil’s heartfelt thanks for Snow’s performance at a friend’s end-of-life celebration to Angel David Hernandez’s sorrowful goodbye, the community’s response is a mirror to the love and respect Snow garnered. Laura Avery reminisces about Gee’s kindness, and Saady Alex remembers the invaluable advice and memories shared with Snow.

Farewell to a Cherished Richmond Soul

As we bid farewell to Dajuan Gee, the community clings to the cherished moments and the profound impact he made. His passing serves as a reminder to embrace life passionately and authentically. Though gone, the spirit of Dajuan Gee, Millennium C Snow, lives on, an eternal presence in the hearts of those who were touched by his extraordinary existence.

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