Young rapper Kembe X and his crew, the Village, are the subject of this week’s B Side feature. Born Dikembe Caston, Kembe is a 17-year-old high school dropout with big ambitions, big talents, and his mom’s support. Reader contributor Leor Galil profiles the young crew, detailing their triumphs and tragedies. And for Artist on Artist Steve Dawson of locals Dolly Varden has a great conversation with Americana singer-songwriter Joe Henry.