A night of the best of Latin Hip Hop.
Street Souls featuring K-llejero and Guerrera
Los Ministros de la Habana
Proyecto Viva Cuba
and more TBC
Street Souls is the driving force of the Urban Latin scene in the UK. Led by rapper Mike K-llejero, they have been dropping tunes and videos at a staggering speed during the last 2 years , gaining a massive underground following across south and east London. They also feature Guerrera, a female rapper who is making waves in the scene for her fearless approach to the lyrical game.
Los Ministros de la Habana are Cubans. Huevo (ex leader of the award winning rap outfit Los Paisanos), Lolo MC and percussionist Gerardo De Armas (ex Yoruba Andabo) bring together a new cocktail of fresh beats and musicality, fusing rap with rumba, reggaeton and timba.
Rene Alvarez and Proyecto Viva Cuba. Rene is a singer, songwriter, composer, arranger and musical director of many musical outfits. He brings his new musical project to London, Proyecto Viva Cuba, a mixed of timba, reggaeton and urban beats, a reflection of what is popular in Cuba right now.
Indio Lyrico is a veteran of the London urban Latin scene, Indio brings his Bolivian roots and a social edge to his lyrics. He has gone from an underground rapper to a less hardcore one, without compromising his message.
Sangre Latina were winners of the first ever Lukas Awards as Urban act of the year in 2012, Sangre Latina is a very popular hip hop collective of rappers from Dominican Republic, Colombia and the UK, with tunes that go from party anthems to the every day hustle that Latinos go through.
Presented with Candela UK