Cuban Hip-Hop Slows to Crawl

(Photo CBS/AP)
Cuban hip hop music is past its peak, and is struggling to survive in a context where it lacks performance venues, receives only weak institutional support, and has to compete with more commercial music styles alien to the critical discourse that the movement has promoted since its origins. See Dalia Acosta’s IPS article here.

See Cuban Hip-Hop guru Nehanda Abiodun’s comments from an older AP piece here.

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Cuban Hip-Hop Slows to Crawl