Booming out of Medellin’s Comuna 13 is a fresh, summery new track from C15 entitled “Musica + Amor = Libertad.” Frontman Jeihhco Castaño, who is also the director of Elite Hip Hop, dropped this track last week with a very special message attached. Tired of the negative stereotypes surround the comuna, C15 stresses that the barrio has a positive side [...]
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After the annual Hip 4 concert in Moravia, and the 6th annual Revolucion Sin Muertos show in Comuna 13, it was time for the 3rd annual Hip 6 concert in Doce de Octubre, Medellin. The show brought in so many people that outside of the small area for journalists and the logistics crew, there was not even walking room. Thousands showed [...]
Photos and story by Sébastien Longhurst El Picantico del Suroeste – Centro Cultural de Moravia In its 8th edition, Medellín’s Fiesta de la Música offered the unprecedented simultaneous participation of 126 bands and musicians from all over the valley of Medellín as well as Bello, Itagui, and Sabaneta.
We had the chance to bring local rappers Anijana and MC Queena into the studio to record a couple tracks for the radio show Prime Cuts Medellin. Full of energy and expression they bring powerful lyrics straight from the barrios of Medellin, Colombia. They are leaders in a booming hip hop scene that is finding more and more girls with [...]