V.21 No.17 | 4/26/2012
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com
MC Lakota Jonez Raps on Hip-Hop’s Glass Ceiling
While she grew up listening to all kinds of music, Lakota Jonez says hip-hop always gripped her more than any other genre. “Probably because I have so much to say. With all other types of music, the songs have, like, eight bars,” she says. “With hip-hop, there are 16 bars, so I can say a lot in one song.” Jonez is of Mohawk, Lakota and Cherokee descent, and she’s from a politically active family. She says her ancestry and upbringing infuse her work—but perhaps not overtly.
V.20 No.11 |
The Daily Word: God's Wife, Red Light Cameras, RIP Elizabeth Taylor, Strip Search
In the news: This time our government isn't lying to us, three day wait, losing money, strip search every airline passenger, wearing US Marine uniforms, Explosion at a Jerusalem bus stop, shot and killed, the status of US nuclear spent-fuel storage, security guards, files suit against NM Gas Company, resigning, James O'Keefe, give money, God's wife, Showtime, flying saucer, stoned to death, dead at 79, this guy's, lizard skin, costume, Meet Lu Mao, the 132 pound 3-year-old, redisgning its spaghetti box, Dr. Phil's six biggest scandals, 100 web sites, Charlie Sheen, released, Paranoid Parrot, Koala burgers, Twenty-five, Seven, all sweary, Happy Birthday, Akira Kurosawa!
Crazy Horse's Girlfriend at Bookworks
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