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Hip-hop from the north woods
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Crew Jones played the basement of an art gallery in Duluth last week. Burly Burlesque and Ray Wolf had the crowd jumping. (MPR Photo/Chris Julin)

Duluth, Minn. — The guys in Crew Jones are rappers, and they rap about the usual stuff -- going swimming, getting caught in a snowstorm, watching ships on Lake Superior. They're north woods rappers. But this is no novelty act. These guys mean business. We wanted to find out more, so we met up with Chris Godsey. He writes about music for the Ripsaw in Duluth, and he agreed to introduce us to the band. (Click on the link top right of the page.)

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