• Blogs

    August 12, 2011

    A Handy Guide to Cuban Hip-Hop: Krudas Cubensi, Obsesión, Anónimo Consejo, El Aldeano, Hermanos de Causa

    ​ When the femcee duo Krudas Cubensi was in Santa Ana a few months ago for a show, I personally reiterated to them my long-held opinion that Cuban hip-hop was the best in the world. Later on, they delivered a scintillating performance that only served to solidify that belief. Fortunately, if ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    Los Aldeanos Concert in Miami Provokes Political Debate

    ​Cuban hip-hop was given an international profile 10 years ago by Orishas, the talented group  who made a name for themselves and the genre after releasing the album A Lo Cubano from their new home in France. Since then, the duo Los Aldeanos has been the rising recognizable face of the youth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Top 10 Latin Music Albums of 2008

    Americans who still think of Latin music as mariachi bands and gyrating Ricky Martins and Shakiras might want to lend a closer ear to the genre. This country's Hispanic population isn't just growing, it's growing more diverse. More and more unique musical styles are being gobbled up, and that shoul ... More >>

  • Music

    October 27, 2005

    The Ideal Nafta

    Orishas: Latin Americas only great hip-hoppers

  • Music

    April 1, 2004

    Its All Destiny, Guey

    Control Machete continues to push el funkiness del flow