New Sound, It’s Hip-Hop in the Upper Valley

A year ago last month, Tibbits founded her own promotion and management business, Legit Lioness Home entertainment, to support local underground hip-hop and R&B artists. She lets her artists record in her Lebanon house, which she’s changed into a makeshift studio space.

She knows that the majority of people’s concept of a hip-hop manager probably isn’t really a female who matured in Canaan on a steady diet of traditional rock– Janis Joplin and Creedence Clearwater Revival played on the soundtrack of her youth.