Dana Dentata is the multimedia project of musician Dana Wright. Informed by her varied influences, from DMX to Hole to Marilyn Manson to Eminem, Dana Dentata is strip-club music made by a stripper who has a unique understanding of interplay between genres and a strong investment in the empowerment of other women. The music is moody, beat-driven, and triumphant, and draws from elements of R&B, rock, pop, and rap – a soundtrack for honoring female sexuality in its freest form.
Dana has always been drawn to the darkness in things. Born in Toronto, she started playing guitar at 16, and by 18 she had started her all-girl punk band Dentata. Dentata provided an outlet for Dana’s love of performance art, and they were soon well known for their stage shows, where Dana would often spit blood all over the crowd or perform with a live snake.
After the band broke up, Dana spent several years figuring out who she was as a solo artist. A personal and creative revolution ignited by the #MeToo movement helped her face much of the experienced sexism and abuse that had muted her voice, both literally and metaphorically. Working through her own trauma allowed Dana to find the freedom to live out
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