When you click play on your first Baked Alaska video you’re not sure what you’re watching. Is this real or is this a joke? It seems like a joke, but his raps are kinda good. This video has really high production value, this must be one expensive joke…But it’s not.
“Baked” has secured more than 6,000 Twitter followers, a Sunday feature in the Anchorage Daily News and 35,000 combined Youtube views. Not bad for an unsigned, not-sure-if-he’s-joking-or-not rapper. Now living in LA, the Alaskan hip hop sensation filmed several music videos on a recent trip back to his old stomping grounds of Kenai and Anchorage. His latest video “Grizzly Bear Trappin” released yesterday and has nearly 1,500 views.
Is he gangster? Judge for yourself. The KXLL interview is coming soon.
- Roughly 6,000 state workers were unable to log in to their computers, affecting two in five executive branch workers.
- The totem pole is an icon of the Pacific Northwest. The carved art form showcases clan stories and family crests in museums around the world. After more than 30 years in the Anchorage Museum, a century-old pole from Southeast has made it back to Sitka, where curators are prepping a permanent home.
- One of the Sealaska regional Native corporation’s longest-serving leaders is stepping down. Rosita Worl says she will not run for another term after 30 years on the board.
- President Donald Trump’s budget outline calls for eliminating funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. The NEA has been a frequent target of Republicans, but U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski supports the endowment, and Tuesday she won the 2017 Congressional Arts Leadership Award.