Diné artist using Vans Warped Tour to promote water access

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Submitted Def-i (left) poses with his brother and a poster for his clean water campaign. Def-i was recently selected for Vans Warped Tour.

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Def-i (left) poses with his brother and a poster for his clean water campaign. Def-i was recently selected for Vans Warped Tour.

One Dine artist has been scheduled on a tour with the remaining tour dates of Vans Warped Tour.

Def-i of Albuquerque is on a 14-date run with Vans Warped Tour to promote Native American hip-hop and spread awareness of bringing clean water to Native and African people.

“It is really great. I’m honored to be a part of this years Vans Warped Tour,” said Def-i in a phone interview after performing for the Warped Tour in Albuquerque. He added he is the only Native American performer on the Vans Warped Tour and has brought along a few artists in different regions of the country.

Defi-i said he first got involved with Vans Warped Tour around five years ago, starting out on its hip-hop stage, Bring It Back. Def-i said he would do four or five shows with the tour, performing and gaining his experience for years to come.

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