The annual Gathering of MCs event in Albuquerque enters its second decade, celebrating hip-hop with a Native punch. Vel Nine, MAZZI & S.O.U.L Purpose, and Nataanii Means are among the artists appearing live. We talk with musician and Gathering of MCs founder DEF-I (Diné) and rapper/singer A$h Da Hunter (Yavapai-Apache Nation) about the event and the direction of Native hip-hop.
Break 1 music: Mamas [feat. Jesse Davis] (song) Def-i (artist)
Break 2 music: Buffalo (song) Algin Scabby Robe (artist) Along the Way: Round Dance Songs (album)