Darren Sipity

Darren Shabaiash was raised on the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation and now lives in Pine City, perfectly positioned to gig regularly both in the Twin Cities and in Duluth. As the rapper Darren Sipity, Shabaiash writes about “the life and times of a kid on his grind, the life and times of a kid writing rhymes,” touching on Native American upbringing, social issues and the struggle to become a better person. Darren Sipity’s music catalog includes the 2016 album Nacolean, the 2017 EP Nobody, the 2018 single “Flavor in Your Ear Freestyle?” and a guest appearance on St. Paul musician OKnice’s recent track “Pearly Whites.”


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