Kathleen Hanna and Johanna Fateman

Kathleen Hanna and Johanna Fateman of the band, Le Tigre . Hanna was the lead singer of the 90s band Bikini Kill. Bikini Kill was part of the music/cultural/feminist movement know as Riot Grrl, which focused on the concept of girl power and young womens empowerment. The movement was based primarily in Washington, DC and Olympia, WA, and its members formed bands, wrote fanzines, and held meetings, protests and festivals. Hanna was a leader and spokesperson for the movement. Her first solo project after Bikini Kill was called Julie Ruin. She then formed Le Tigre. Bandmate Fateman is an artist and zine writer. Le Tigres new CD is From the Desk of Mr Lady.

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From the Desk of Mr. Lady
Artist
Le Tigre
Label
Ascension
Released
2001

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