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.
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