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Mayor Verner picks up mic, impresses crowd with rap

Mayor Verner's rap performance was posted on YouTube Mayor Verner's rap performance was posted on YouTube

SPOKANE, Wash. - Apparently, the Mayor of Spokane has a talent that not too many people know about.  Did you know she can rap?

The first term Mayor picked up a mic at the Rawk Final Four Band competition on Saturday. 

The rap addresses the growth of Spokane - from the first days as a land occupied by Native Americans, to its transition to a metropolis. 

"I'm Mary, the mayor of the city," she rapped.  "The road that brought me here hasn't always been pretty."  She went on to say she'd been on food stamps, worked for a local tribe and then became interested in politics.  Later in the rap, she said it's "all about working together".

Green Light Co. was the band that won the competition.  The band gets a weekend recording package in Seattle with Delve Music.

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