Women MCs, A Letter From Dessa: Politics, Pleasure, And Art

Two of our talented female New Years headliners: Kid Sister and Dessa, are skilled in spinning, writing, and rhyming.  Unfortunately for the masses, the hip hop and electronic music industries tend to be male playgrounds.  We’re proud to host these self-defined artists, and hope you will support them as well.  In response to an internal conversation about this party, Dessa wrote the following letter to our readers to share a bit about her experience as a female MC .

Dessa

My membership in Doomtree has been the largest single factor in my career as a hip hop artist. I make music with with smart, funny, good-hearted guys who aren’t particularly concerned with the fact that I’m a woman. So my gender hasn’t played a very large role in my process of making music.  My gender has, however, affected the presentation of that music.

Kid Sister NYE Party To Benefit AIDS Network

Your booty is simply not ready for Kid Sister. –METROMIX new years eve party madison wi ten kid sister orpheum theatre

TEN, the all-night dance party featuring Kid Sister on December 31st at the Orpheum will donate $1 from every ticket sold to support  AIDS Network.

Established in 1985, AIDS Network provides comprehensive, community-driven HIV/AIDS prevention and care services throughout South Central Wisconsin. This year’s focus is on education and prevention of oral herpes, how to treat them, etc.

Doors open at 9pm. Free champagne toast at midnight, free prizes throughout the evening, and breakfast at 5am.

Tickets $20 adv $25. All ages.

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Welcoming the Tribe, Affirming the Vibe.



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Just Announced: 2009-2010 New Years Eve Dance Party With KID SISTER

We bring to you TEN, the all-night dance party featuring hip hop songstress Kid Sister, December 31st, New Year’s Eve at the Orpheum, Madison WI.

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Doors open at 8pm.  Free champagne toast at midnight and free prizes throughout the evening.

Tickets $20 adv $25.  On sale this Saturday, November 21 at 12 noon, all ages.

Tickets available here and at the Orpheum Box Office.

Stay tuned for more announcements regarding MCs and DJs being added to the show, as well as sponsors, prizes, and other juicy details.

It will be the party of the year.  Cheers.

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