Tag Archives: Puerto Rico

Preview: ÌFÉ @ Rich Mix (London, 23rd September 2016)

Preview: ÌFÉ @ Rich Mix (London, 23rd September 2016)

When we interview an artist or a band, it’s because we are fond of the music they play. With Otura Mun and his latest project, ÌFÉ, it was no exception. We fell in love with their first single, ‘3 Mujeres (Iború Iboya Ibosheshé)’, and still can’t get enough of their...
Your ticket to… Salsa

Your ticket to… Salsa

In 1970s New York salsa emerged, conquering the world in just a few decades. Caribbean migrants (mainly Puerto Rican, Dominican and Cuban) were at the heart of the Latin community, bringing musical styles such as cha cha chá, son, guaracha, mambo, bolero, plena, bomba and even Latin jazz. This breeding...
Interview: Otura Mun – ÌFÉ (April 2016)

Interview: Otura Mun – ÌFÉ (April 2016)

With just two songs and their videos, an unprecedented level of hype was created among Caribbean, African and also Latin music enthusiasts. That’s because ÌFÉ are one of the most surprising and promising new acts coming from the Puerto Rican music scene. As their Yoruba name reflects, they are all...
Your ticket to… Bugalú

Your ticket to… Bugalú

Boogaloo (or, more aptly bugalú) is the sound of Puerto Rican and Cuban migration in the U.S. It characterised and described the impact and feelings of Caribbean migrants in New York from the late 1950s till early ‘70s. For this reason, more than a musical mix between the traditional caribeño...
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