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'Sesame Street's first Black woman puppeteer creates hip-hop album for kids

Megan Piphus's new hip-hop album features 10 "real" kids and five voiced by her. (Courtesy of Megan Piphus)
Megan Piphus's new hip-hop album features 10 "real" kids and five voiced by her. (Courtesy of Megan Piphus)

A few years ago, Megan Piphus became the first Black woman puppeteer on “Sesame Street.” She’s bringing her skills to a new project, a hip-hop album for kids, featuring 10 “real” kids and five voiced by Piphus.

Jewly Hight of Nashville Public Radio reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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