• Gabriel San Roman

Frosty Heats Up OC's Hip-Hop Scene With Her Rebel Rhymes


Frosty knows what it’s like to receive to a chilly reception in Orange County.

She was born and raised in San Clemente, a surf town where la migra stalked the shadows and a racist neighbor once told her bisabuela to learn English or go back to Mexico. She felt alienated as a bronze-skinned student from Tustin at Beckman High School in Irvine, even when excelling as a scholar athlete. And during an uncompromising reading at the Night Owl in downtown Fullerton, event organizers cut the young poet’s mic, silencing her.

But the rapper found a welcoming home and a creative center in Santa Ana, where she continues to evolve as one of the county’s most intriguing and promising young artists.


Read more on my latest Off the Page column with LibroMobile:

https://www.libromobile.com/post/frosty-heats-up-oc-s-hip-hop-scene-with-her-rebel-rhymes

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