Moses & Pretti Teej
Moses is a singer and songwriter that made her debut on the hip hop scene in 2013. Her success has earned her a nomination for Detroit’s Best Hip Hop/Rap Artist from the Detroit Underground Hip Hop Awards. Moses’s most recent album, “With or Without You” can be heard on popular Detroit hip-hop radio stations, FM 98 WJLB and Hot 107.5.
Pretti Teej, known in Detroit as “The One Woman Show,” is a self-taught hip hop dancer that made her debut ten years ago. Through connecting her LGBTQ identity and her art, she has been able to expand her entertainment career dancing at various clubs and events. This has helped her gain popularity on YouTube where she performs in music videos dancing around the city of Detroit.
Together, both of these entertainers can be found representing the LGBTQ community using their art to bring cultural awareness to the Metro Detroit area and beyond.
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