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Several Foreign Guests at Havana’s Hip-Hop Festival

Posted August 12, 2003 by publisher in Cuba Culture.
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Havana.- The 9th edition of Havana’s Rap Festival Hip-Hop’2003, scheduled for this month, will be attended by several foreign artists.

According to sources from the organizing committee, artists from the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Great Britain, Brazil and Canada have confirmed participation in the event.

Among the special guests is the US singer Erykah Badu, who has won several Grammy Awards and three Platinum Records in the United States and abroad.

According to experts, Badu is among the best performers of the so-called un-soul style, characterized by a fusion of hip-hop and soul, with some elements of jazz.

Other special guests are the groups Trop 305 and Tomorrouz Weaponz, and the disc jockey Tony Touch, all from the United States.

Cuba will be represented by the groups Obsesion, Doble Filo, Cubanitos 20-02, Primera Base, Cubanos en la Red, Anonimo Consejo, Eddy K, Familia’s Cuba Represent, Sexto Sentido, Alto Voltaje and Papo Record.

Member Comments

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On March 03, 2004, Belladonna wrote:

Can someone put me in touch with the organizers of the Havana Hip Hop festival, or let me know who they are so I can track them down?  Much thanks.  One Love.

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On March 03, 2004, Belladonna wrote:

Can someone put me in touch with the organizers of the Havana Hip Hop festival, or let me know who they are so I can track them down?  Much thanks.  One Love.

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On February 13, 2006, Samantha Black wrote:

like the sister above - I would like to get in touch w/ the organizers for the Havana Hip Hop festival - le agradezco la respuesta - Samantha