Two Years After ‘Patria Y Vida,’ Cuban Rapper Maykel Osorbo Remains in Jail
- The 2021 protest anthem he worked on lit up the country and won two Latin Grammys. His supporters don't want the world to move on
El Funky on Repression in Cuba, Latin GRAMMY Nominations & More in First U.S. Interview With Yotuel & Beatriz Luengo | Billboard News
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Gente de Zona on Cuba: 'It is the people who are marching'
The slogan “¡Patria y vida!” — “Homeland and life!” — is heard loudly during the demonstrations in Cuba. “Patria y vida” is performed by Yotuel Romero, Gente de Zona, Descemer Bueno, Maykel Osorbo and El Funky, who change the Cuban revolutionary slogan “homeland or death” created by Fidel Castro to: “No more lies, my people ask for freedom, no more doctrines / Let us no longer shout‘ Homeland or death’ but ‘Homeland and life’”.Thanks for your feedback!
Afro-Cuban music group’s song is the backdrop of Cuba’s unprecedented protests
A politically charged hip-hop song has become the backdrop for the civil unrest that has rocked Cuba this summer. The […] The post Afro-Cuban music group’s song is the backdrop of Cuba’s unprecedented protests appeared first on TheGrio.Thanks for your feedback!
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A song asks Cubans to drop Castro’s chant ‘Homeland or Death.’ The government is on edge.
During Cuba’s so-called Special Period, the terrible economic crisis that followed the collapse of the Soviet Union, Willy Chirino’s song “Ya viene llegando” became a hymn of hope for many Cubans who wanted change on the island.Thanks for your feedback!
Orishas' Yotuel Romero Stars in Cuba's Oscar Entry, 'El Acompañante'
"El Acompañante," a film that stars singer Yotuel Romero of the recently reunited Cuban hip-hip group Orishas, is Cuba’s bid for the 2017 Academy Awards.Thanks for your feedback!
Orishas Announces Comeback Album
Orishas, the hip hop group that pioneered a distinctly Cuban style with international appeal and opened a window to the world on the urban music scene in Havana, have announced they are reuniting to make an album that will be released in 2016.Thanks for your feedback!