Dessa is a rapper, a singer, and an essayist with a hip-hop crew called Doomtree. She’s landed on the Billboard Top 200 list as a solo artist (Parts of Speech, Chime), as a Doomtree member (All Hands), and as a contributor to The Hamilton Mixtape. As a writer, she’s contributed to the New York Times Magazine, MPR, the Star Tribune, Minnesota Monthly, literary journals across the country, and has published two short collections of poetry and essays. She now splits her time between New York City, Minneapolis, and a tour van cruising at six miles per hour above the posted limit.

Books by Dessa
My Own Devices: True Stories from the Road on Music, Science, and Senseless Love