"Combining equal parts of deep funk, high-energy punk, and frantic ska, the Los Angeles-based Fishbone was one of the most distinctive and eclectic alternative rock bands of the late '80s. With their hyperactive, self-conscious diversity, goofy sense of humor, and sharp social commentary, the group gained a sizable cult following."
- Stephen Thomas Erlewine, All Music Guide
Widely heralded as the Queen of Underground Hip Hop, MEDUSA'S innovative style of blending old school funk with profound lyricism has given rise to comparisons with such artists as: Lauryn Hill, Gil-Scott Heron, MeShell NdegeOcello, Chuck-D, and Erykah Badu. Winner of the Rap Sheet Emcee World Championship - if Aretha is the "Queen of Soul", MEDUSA is the "High Priestess" of Hip Hop.
There's also a group called the Audrey Hornes. You may now groan and throw beer bottles at the band; the chicken wire should catch most of 'em.
There's also politics, as in workshops and:
Jim Hightower, Barbara Ehrenreich, Cornel West, AFL-CIO President John Sweeney, Tom Hayden & Granny D, US Senator Paul Wellstone and US Rep. Betty McCollum.
Am very, very tempted, even if my Congressperson, Jesse Jackson, Jr., ain't appearing at this stop. We'll see.
Going would involve public transportation. The State Fair is still going on. Plus, progressive Minnesotans are still, ultimately, Minnesotans. So I'd probably end the day in custody. . .