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Maria Isa grew up in a household on St. Paul’s West Side steeped in Puerto Rican culture, music and activism, yet Isa hasn’t lost sight of her Minnesota surroundings. Her music reflects that hybrid — a bilingual dose of soul, hip-hop and Latin rhythms supporting Isa’s uplifting lyrics and addictive delivery. 3-Minute Egg went to First Avenue for the release concert celebrating Isa’s second disc, Street Politics, and spoke with Isa days earlier, outside her office in Lowertown St. Paul.