"There is difference and there is power. And who holds the power decides the meaning of the difference." --June Jordan

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Breaking the Beatboxing Glass Ceiling?

A friend of mine shared just shared this on Google Reader, and it blew my mind:

"My name is Julia Dales and I want to win the Beatbox Battle Wildcard." And guess what. She did. More on the Beatbox Battle World Championship in this NPR post.

(Via Boing Boing)


plumpdumpling said...

Dude! Making all those funny noises and moments with your mouth is way too embarrassing for girls to be doing.

Can you even imagine how a person starts to learn to do that?

Tracey said...

Not really. Although, if you put your mind to it, I think you could be the best at it.

Maxine said...

This rocks. All woman power to mouth music! But 'starting to learn to do that?' plumpdumpling, surely you underestimate how language began.

Nomad said...

no wonder she won that competition, she's got some mad talent