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Sense Of Place North Carolina: Shirlette Ammons

The multidisciplinary hip-hop artist has collaborated with Hiss Golden Messenger, Meshell Ndegeocello and others.
Shirlette Ammons is a multidisciplinary hip-hop artist from Durham, N.C., who specializes in making musical connections. Her latest album, Language Barrier, is a tour de force that includes contributions from many of the artists World Cafe spoke with during our Sense Of Place visit to North Carolina — including Heather McEntire from Mount Moriah, M.C. Taylor from Hiss Golden Messenger and Phil Cook — along with Meshell Ndegeocello and others.

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