30-Minute Music Hour

F. Stokes

Season 4 Episode 2 | 28m 32s

Rapper F. Stokes was born in a single-mother family in Chicago. At 12 his family re-started their life in Madison. He began rapping and making videos in Madison before moving to NYC "with fifty dollars in my pocket." He's worked as a doorman, a dishwasher, a porter and a bus boy. Despite the extreme circumstances of his youth, or perhaps because of it, Stokes is a generous, positive, intense poet.

Aired: 12/08/10

Rating: NR

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