The rapper Dutch ReBelle, born Vanda Bernadeau in Haiti and raised by an extended immigrant family in different neighborhoods before settling in Milton, earned herself a deal with East Boston-based digital imprint Amalgam (its first female signing) barely a year after beginning to pursue music full time after graduating from Penn State. Her first release, “Married to the Music,” showcased her not just as a sharp lyricist, but as someone who stood apart from typical female rapper categorization.
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