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Studio Sessions

Dessa at the Fitzgerald Theater in Minnesota.

July 25, 2013 Watch the fiercely intelligent MC showcase her singing at the Twin Cities' famous theater.

Dessa recently performed a studio session at 89.3 The Current.

April 28, 2011 Hear Dessa perform songs from A Badly Broken Code in this studio session with The Current.

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Reviews

Dessa

February 8, 2010 Minneapolis rapper Dessa is a fluent lyricist who really knows how to propel words with beats.

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Dessa performs at a Tiny Desk Concert on Sept. 24, 2013.

December 9, 2013 The whip-smart rapper, singer, poet and songwriter performs three tracks from Parts of Speech.

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The Current's Hall of Fame

December 17, 2010 The Current highlights five 2010 songs that have been enshrined in the station's Hall of Fame.

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  • Album: A Badly Broken Code
  • Artist: Dessa
  • Label: Doomtree Records
  • Released: 2010