Po Politickin Artist Spotlight: Lena Jackson [Podcast]
In this episode of Po Politickin, he politicks with Lena Jackson. Lena Jackson is an underground hip-hop artist and poet hailing from Raleigh, North Carolina. Primarily born and raised in poverty stricken areas, Lena grew up with music as her focal point of comfort, with writing as her therapy. Jackson started penning poetry as a child, but later became intrigued by cypher sessions she would see in school cafeterias in her early teens. She eventually learned to interchange poetry stanzas for rap bars, and found pleasure in both spoken word and cypher rapping. Her influences include Nas, MC Lyte, Outkast, Missy Elliot, and Bone Thugs & Harmony.
Lena Jackson is also nominated for “Best female Hip-Hop” at Carolina Music Awards. Vote here:
Go to CarolinaMusicAwards.com and click on the orange button that says “vote.” The female hip-hop category is second on the list. “I really would appreciate your vote, thank you!” – Lena Jackson
Follow Lena on social media @ljackpower
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