If you needed a primer on El Paquete, the nationwide file sharing system that's housed in old - school hard drives making their way around the island, Reggaeton Revolución is here to explain how it's helped push artists ' music directly into people's.
Leyva, born in Cuba in 1983 ... who won the ArteBa young artist award in Buenos Aires this past May. The funds allowed him to create his ARTBO work, an interactive piece inspired by the legend of El Dorado designed after the old-school claw arcade games.
A bit of context for those who may not be familiar with hip-hop in Cuba : my original article started out directly discussing the name of a classic rap song by Havana rapper Joel Pando (El Pionero) and then went to trace other male rappers who after him.
Then you throw in the Cuban music along with all the tropical stuff — the ska and the reggae that ... and we play all these old country songs all the time and we’re always talking about how we want to do one of these old-school country records just.
“We're so used to seeing the same photos of old Havana, but that's like judging New York just by visiting Midtown. ... They deviate from the more typical pop- music and reggaeton DJs in Havana and play deep house, techno, and Afro- Cuban sounds instead.
I was hoping to improve my mediocre oboe skills acquired during junior high school, and frankly, I wanted to show readers that contemporary music in Cuba was more than just salsa and reggaeton ... Whatever happened to my old oboe teacher in Havana.
The video was uploaded to YouTube and heralded as “the new hymn of Cuban youth,” and for the last year it could be heard booming at top volume at private parties, school ... reggaeton. It has a beat that fires me up,” said Yanet Perez, a 28-year-old.
But in the frame of current popular music in Cuba , such homegrown sounds are often considered to be endangered relics compared to the dominant presence of non-native styles like reggaeton , which can be heard floating from passing cars and open windows.
Walk the streets of Old Havana. Whether it's the colonial architecture, the colorful streets or the friendly people, you'll never get bored here! We discovered barbershops by peaking inside doors and strolled through community parks with lush green.
Billboard spoke with 10 new ... Charanga Habanera singer Randy Malcom, infuse reggaeton’s typical dancehall roots with Cuban sabor, performing with a live band. They’ve seduced other big name Latin artists like Pitbull, who join Gente de Zona on.
The video of her unplanned encounter on the Fillmore stage that casually ended with a steamy kiss from the reggaeton artist has now been viewed over 200,000 times on Instagram with an equal number of views and shares on all other social media sites. “I.