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Saturday, March 19 • 3:20pm - 4:20pm

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Born in Greenwood Mississippi, Thisl’s family moved to St. Louis when he was two years old so his grandpa could help run the family business. Living in one of the roughest cities in America insured that he would see and experience things that would cause him to grow up real fast. Robbed of his childhood, while other kids were out playing, he was hustling, with grown man responsibilities. As rap music was quickly growing to be the pulse and soundtrack of inner city America, it wasn’t long before the pain he felt, married the rhythm that was being pumped into him. With a crazy life life all around him, rap music became three things motivation, therapy, and a blank wall to paint pictures through the stories he told. After years of hardship, trials and now a life changing transformation, Thi’sl has set to tell his story to the world.

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Saturday March 19, 2011 3:20pm - 4:20pm CDT
Carver Museum Boyd Vance Theater