Listen Dessa on Midmorning
Mar 13, 2009 Local hip hop artist Dessa combines the dry wit of Dorothy Parker with the beat of Mos Def. Dessa speaks and sings of her family ties and the pressures of modern life.
- Dessa Local MC with the Doomtree crew. Her latest book of short essays is called "Spiral Bound."
- Doomtree performs in studio Doomtree is a record label. Doomtree is a rap crew. Doomtree is a family. Over the past five years, Doomtree has become one of the most highly regarded hip-hop collectives in the Midwest, thanks to their innovative recordings, explosive live shows, and tireless work ethic.
- It's not all gloom for Doomtree Emerging from the shadow of the Twin Cities' dominant hip-hop crew, Rhymesayers Entertainment, is a collective called Doomtree. Members believe their potential for success lies in a group effort driven by a "do it yourself" ethic.