Gunpowder Money


As a teenager, Gypsee takes a job dismantling bullets in an Albanian ammunition factory to earn money for a plane ticket to America.

Gypsee Yo (Jonida Beqo) is a native of Albania, currently residing in Atlanta, GA. Her work has been highlighted both in her native country and in the US in television and radio features, including "Spoken!", Nashville’s NeoSoul Radio, and Atlanta’s Voice of the Arts.

Original Music by Alex Mandel performed by Alex Mandel and the Snap Players (David Brand and Tim Frick.)   Presented by KPCC, in partnership with NPR and PRX.