Rhymes & Reasons presents Yoli Zapata.
When hip-hop is fun, our interviews are fun; when hip-hop is powerful, we never forget. Artist and advocate Yoli Zapata talks to Rhymes & Reasons about the four songs that got her through the toughest of times.
She discusses R. Kelly featuring Nas with “Did You Ever Think?”, 2Pac’s “Can U Get Away”, Lauryn Hill’s “Doo Wop (That Thing)”, and Aaliyah’s “One in a Million.” This is testimony.
Check out the interview below:
About Rhymes and Reasons:
Rhymes & Reasons talks to hip-hop heads the globe over about their lives through the lens of songs that matter to them.
Conscious, gangster, underground, commercial, Midwest, Dirty South, and everything in between — everybody’s got a little story to tell.
These in-depth interviews explore what the person finds meaningful in the music and how the music impacted their life, particularly the social issues that play a role in influencing who the person has become.
Interviewing people from all walks of life, Rhymes & Reasons hopes to highlight the beauty in hip-hop as we come to understand the shared nature of our stories.