Dominique Young Unique
A good manager might convince this up-and-coming rapper to drop the third part of her name, even though she is a singular talent. This Florida wunderkind turned heads at SXSW recently, and for good reason: she's got energy to spare, a sassy attitude that doesn't scream "bee-atch," and a high words-per-minute ratio that has her spitting out rhymes like gunfire. Plus, other than M.I.A., her mixtape (Glamorous Touch) is probably the best one that's come out in the last few months. With Prussia.
Wed., May 4, 6:30 p.m., 2011
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