LA MISA NEGRA + KRUDAS CUBENSI + DJ ANG.G

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we are back at our most favorite place, Judys restaurant, with a show featuring two amazing live acts:

La Misa Negra:
La Misa Negra is a 9-piece band from Oakland, California that plays a unique blend of 1950s and 60s style cumbia and high-energy, Afro-Colombian dance music. Powered by horn and accordion-driven riffs, a fierce rhythm section, and a vintage Colombian sound, La Misa Negra delivers an electrifying performance that explodes with infectious dance grooves and punk rock energy.

Krudas Cubensi:
Odaymara Cuesta & Olivia Prendes are born & raised Cuban artivists, Hip Hop emcees, independent musicians, poets, theater makers & designers representing womyn, immigrants, and queer people of color as a central part of world change...

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MARACUYEAH EN SXSW!

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Kristy la rAt will be representing Maracuyeah at SXSW Official this year along with extended DJ fam VJ/DJ caliXta (Cumbiasazo / Dale Shine) on Visuals!

Gracias a Sol Collective for the invitation, as they launch their new project Sol Life // Mas Info aqui: https://www.facebook.com/events/1416492828645681/

ALSO: rAt was just featured in this exciting SXSW Sounds and Colours list!:

http://www.soundsandcolours.com/subjects/music/the-11-badass-latinas-of-sxsw-2015-to-watch-out-for/

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VIDEO PREMIERE: LA SALVADOREINA Y FENOMEDON

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La SalvadoReina is back and starting 2015 with a new track and music video alongside Salvadoran rapper FenomeDon. La SalvadoReina met FenomeDon at David Amoroso’s Delicado/Violento (Delicate/Violent) art exhibition and hip-hop concert. This event featured a series of portraits by contemporary artist David Amoroso of underground rappers of the DC Latino music scene, who then performed for the art show. Amoroso’s paintings depicted violent postures juxtaposed against delicate backgrounds. FenomeDon and La SalvadoReina bonded over their names (both a play on words), hip-hop and being Salvadoran, which caused them to want to collaborate with one another. FenomeDon has been working with hip-hop artists for many years, but this is his first time adding Cumbia to his music...

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#TBT PICS + TRIVIA!! LOS RAKAS + 3BALLMTY + DJ RAT TONITE #DC

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Panamanian duo Los Rakas & Mexican electronic dance trio, 3BallMTY.A groundbreaking tour, this is the first time in the mainstream Honda tours 13 year history to have Latin acts on the road, plus dj rAt of Maracuyeah is repping in the opening set! What we love is that both groups have found ways to navigate the industry after blowing up, and still keep making music they love.
Some quick trivia on Los Rakas: 

VH1 just named them Top 15 Latino Artist You Should Know Before The Latin Grammys
-Debut album El Negrito Dun Dun & Ricardo reached #1 on iTunes Latin Urban chart
-Along with their debut album, Los Rakas released a powerful, ground-breaking and cinematic 3-part music video series about the immigrant experience in America based off their experience growing up in Oakland. Watch the ...

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