'The Power Of Music Is Contagious'

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo sets words to beats for kids

Posted: October 27, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Courtesy Photo Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, center, also known as Joel "Cactus" Sullivan, spent his 20s touring as a rapper. He's still on the road, but his audiences have changed. Now he puts words to beats for kids and families.

Nothing about Joel "Cactus" Sullivan suits the stereotypes about rappers -- well, maybe the purple suit. But if the only rapper you know is Run DMC, Sullivan -- aka Secret Agent 23 Skidoo -- is a surprise on many fronts.

FAQ

Secret Agent

23 Skidoo

WHEN — 7 p.m. today

WHERE — Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville

COST — $9-$15

INFO — 443-5600

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