Video

Daymé Arocena's 'Eleggua' Is A Beautiful Afro-Cuban Ode to Santería's God of Crossroads

Exclusive: Watch our premiere of Afro-Cuban singer Daymé Arocena's new Havana-shot music video for "Eleggua."

Daymé Arocena's new album, Cubafonía, is a wonder of handcrafted Afro-Cuban music, bringing the rhythms of today's Cuba—not just the '50s Cuban sound that you hear so often—to the world.

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Music

This New Compilation Connects Afro-Cuban Hip-Hop to the Global Black Resistance

The new compilation, AfroRazones, is a much-needed Afro-Cuban response to the cultural trends connecting the diaspora today.

The new compilation, AfroRazones, is a much-needed Afro-Cuban response to the cultural trends connecting the diaspora today.

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Audio

Daymé Arocena's 'Cubafonía' Is a Wonder of Handcrafted Cuban Music

'Cubafonía,' Daymé Arocena’s new record, is an audacious album of bespoke Cuban music for all millennials.

Daymé Arocena and I met in person for the first time in Edinburgh, Scotland, during her debut at the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival 2016.

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