Singer, rapper, and writer Dessa has made a career of bucking genres and defying expectations—her résumé as a musician includes performances at Lollapalooza and Glastonbury, co-compositions for 100-voice choir, performances with the Minnesota Orchestra, and top-200 entries on the Billboard charts. She contributed to the #1 album The Hamilton Mixtape and the RBG documentary; her track, “Congratulations,” has notched over 20 million streams. On the stage and on the page, Dessa’s style is defined by ferocity, wit, tenderness, and candor.
Lady Midnight , vocalist and performance artist, draws upon her multidisciplinary background and Afro-indigenous roots to create work that reflects our collective lives. The City Pages has named Lady Midnight "Best Twin Cities Vocalist" and named her highly anticipated debut album Death Before Mourning Best Album of 2020.