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Cuban Rap

9/11 and the Cuban Hip Hop Revolución

Sujatha Fernandes | Posted 11.12.2011 | Black Voices
Sujatha Fernandes

In Cuba, the events of 9/11 provided a new platform for young people involved in the movement of Cuban rap. Echoing the words of their leader Fidel Castro, they took the opportunity to reflect on the state of world politics.

Not Fidel's Cuba Anymore When Los Aldeanos Perform in Miami

Anya Landau French | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Anya Landau French

Letting Cuban underground rappers perform in Miami shows Havana being pragmatic or fair, or both, and it's just one more indication that we're no longer dealing with Fidel Castro's Cuba.