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Video: I Am an Alaska Rapper | Indie Alaska

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: September 19
  • Published September 18

Indie Alaska is an original video series produced by Alaska Public Media in partnership with PBS Digital Studios. The series captures the diverse and colorful lifestyles of everyday Alaskans at work and at play. Together, these videos present a fresh and authentic look at living in Alaska.

Different rap styles can vary from the West Coast to the East Coast, to down South; and in Anchorage, Alaska, rappers like Tayy Tarantino are creating their own unique sound. Tayy Tarantino started singing in the church choir at the age of five. He now regularly opens for big acts coming through Alaska and is working on putting Alaska on the map in the world of hip-hop.

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