Zipaktli, Local Hip-Hop Artist
An interview with local hip hop artist Zipaktli (Irene Meza Sanchez)
Martha interviews local hip-hop artist Irene Zipaktli. Irene discusses her history living in Boyle Heights, the work she does in her community, and the type of music that inspires her own practice as a singer-songwriter. She shares how many of her current passions stem from her desire to strengthen her relationship to the ancestral landscape around her and taking care of the environment. During the interview, Irene sings a song in her native tongue, sharing with Martha how the lyrics describe the transformation and duality that she embodies.