Tag Archives: Latino Rappers

Afro Influences by Celia Cruz + Bodega Bamz = “Don Francisco”

Bodega Bamz, born in Spanish Harlem to a Dominican and Puerto Rican family whose real name is Nathaniel De La Rosa, may not be well known at the moment. But, steadily, he is claiming his spot in the urban music genre. His latest hit “Don Francisco” is the perfect fusion of Celia Cruz’s Yemaya (1998), hip-hop/rap and, […]

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Hip Hop: Mellow Man Ace’s Mentirosa

By Efrain Nieves & Victoria Cepeda If you were a teenager in the 80’s and 90’s then you will agree Hip-Hop is not the same today as it was back then. From beats, rhythms and style, Hip-Hop is a totally different genre. Even the name has changed, in those days we called it rap (although some might argue that […]

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