off my debut mixtape "tempo" released on Dakota South Records, November 25th, 2016.View On YouTube
Off my mixtape "yamni", the 3rd chapter of "the oglala wolf puppy w/ PTSD"View On YouTube
much love to my girlie Veronica for starring in this one with me!View On YouTube
The epic 4th chapter delving into the Oglala wolf puppy's 4th love interest "axel" & themes of toxic masculinity, the harm of anti-2slgbtq+ rhetoric in indigenous communities, etc.Learn more
the 4th chapter of "the Oglala wolf puppy w/ PTSD", "axel" follows the Oglala wolf puppy confronting circumstances pertaining to two previous lovers, one being indigenous named "axel" and the other white, whose name is undisclosed. Throughout the mixtape, you hear exploration of both said relationships as well as themes around sex and love amongst men, the quantifiable impact of colonialism and how that intergenerational trauma haunts, jades the interactions betweenst our men thus causing deep imbalance within our communities. Will the "oglala wolf puppy" be able to salvage whatever love they have with "axel", or will the fall out of their relationship have much more dire consequences, greater than they could've anticipated?
The 3rd chapter, A cute playful tape, based on the Oglala wolf puppy's 3rd love interest "yamni" and the complexity of being indigenous whilst participating in nonmonogamous / polyamorous relationships. Get to know the origin of the polycule between the Oglala wolf puppy & their partners "tempo", "nya" & "yamni".Learn more
The 3rd chapter of "the Oglala wolf puppy w/ PTSD" presents the outgoing details of the polyamorous relationship between "the Oglala wolf puppy, "tempo", "nya" & the gradual of another Lakota woman they meet by the name of "yamni". Over the course of the tape, you are shown details of their predominantly through the lens of the puppy with the resulting odyssey of 9a's classic "Lakota Pop" sounds mixed w/ a lil bit more weirdness than usual, but a lil more liberated, "yamni" is a trip. Will the "oglala wolf puppy" be able to bring the women they've dreamt for into a successful polyamorous love story or will the weight of what their love could mean be too much for the crew to bare?
The 2nd chapter "nya", is based on the events after what happened that fateful night (which that story is told on the previous debut tape of the series, "tempo").Learn more
The 2nd chapter "nya" follows immediately after the events of the debut tape "tempo". After finally meeting "a love of their life", the Oglala wolf puppy, w/ tempo at their side, head back to their homelands to only find that circumstances are darker than they both could've ever imagined. Presented as a collage of experiences featuring love, family issues, and a 1st of having several songs / parts in Lakota, will the Oglala wolf puppy & tempo find a way through this rough patch? Is there someone else here too? 🤷♀️
The titular debut tape by "9a" (formally known as "JUQ"), kicking off the series chronicling the iconic character "the Oglala wolf puppy w/ PTSD" as they navigate their past & a fateful night that changes their lives forever.Learn more
"tempo" follows the main character, "the Oglala wolf puppy", as they push through leaving a broken home to chase so many dreams, which one appears one fateful night while "the Oglala wolf puppy" is doing a set for a venue their performing. A beautiful Lakota winyan