Tag: Cuba

September 6 /

Sad to hear about the death of Rico Rodriguez at a grand old age of 80. This statesman of ska and trombonist had a long career coming from Cuba to Jamaica, been taught by Don Drummond, working with producers Coxsone…

February 17 /

So now we haven’t been squished by the 7:29pm Mayan Express from Mars I can post about this great mix by the ever-talented DJ Frogg. It’s not just Balkan gypsy music it’s also a whole world of remixed sources: Brazilian…

February 5 /

What ridiculousness is this – the Associated Press are going after Shephard Fairey for compensation and/or credit for the original image used for the famous Obama ‘Hope’ poster? A poster that bears only some relation to the fairly generic original…

October 27 /

From bangin’ Indian Bhangra to Brazilian Baile Funk, crazy champeta from Columbia to Puerto Rico reggaeton, to Japanese hiphop and Arabian rap, we’ve got it all in the final part of our international journey through hiphop. And not once did…