A local music star is suffering a big loss while on the road. According to Doomtree.net, the tour van of rapper and singer Dessa was burglarized Friday night, with thieves stealing crucial equipment for their shows. The singer/songwriter says her band lost computers, camera gear, merchandise and cash. It happened during a tour stop in Buffalo, N.Y. As police search for the stolen gear, Dessa started a fundraising page to replace those items. Fans have already contributed more than $20,000 as of Saturday evening.
Twin Cities rapper Brother Ali was among the protesters arrested Thursday evening at an Occupy Homes MN rally in Minneapolis.
Augsburg’s annual Nobel Peace Prize forum will feature some amazing speakers this weekend, including former South Africa president F.W. de Klerk, human rights advocate Naomi TuTu and a Minnesota rapper.
Yup. Bob Dylan’s grandson is a rapper. Here is his song. WARNING!!! There is some explicit language in this song.
A 30-year-old Brooklyn Park man found dead and burned in a St. Paul alley has been identified as a popular local rapper.