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Kalyn Heffernan of Wheelchair Sports Camp on rockin' the mike and making people think twice

The most immediately noticeable thing about Kalyn Heffernan is that she's in a wheelchair. What takes a little more time to absorb and appreciate is that the petite Irish woman in the Timbaland boots and paint-covered electric chair (she's also a sometime graffiti artist) fashions herself as the real deal on the microphone and is revolutionizing the image of the female rapper.

See also: - Getting stoned with Wheelchair Sports Camp - Misogyny: Do women get a bad rap in hip-hop? - SXSW Travelogue: Kalyn Heffernan of Wheelchair Sports Camp

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