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Viva la Guantanamera EP

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Viva la Guantanamera
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Havana Nagila (Ahi Nama! mix)
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Agua pa' la Gente (DJ Niño/Pinker Tones remix)
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1492 (Hector Coulon remix)
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Tu Margarita
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Total Tracks: 5   Total Length: 21:08

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Amelia Raitt is a former writer for the television program Mr. Belvedere and has been writing about pop music of all colors and stripes for eMusic since 2005. S...more »

04.22.11
Hip Hop Hoodios, Viva la Guantanamera EP
Label: Nacional Records

The Jewish Latino hip-hop collective Hip Hop Hoodios is no stranger to mixing and matching, so it should come as no surprise that the finest song on their newest release plays on the similarity of Guantanamera and Guantanamo. The track, which steals its theme from the classic Cuban tune, is a classic protest song that asks questions like "Habeas corpus, where you at?" and wonders just when we'll get "life, liberty, and justice back." Putting… read more »

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Slightly Weird, Very Cool!

ClaytorGator00270C07

I dig this type of hybrid hip hop. I have discovered some very enjoyable music produced by the Nacional Records label. Thanks eMusic

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Definitely Sharp

EMUSIC-00E52045

They keep the edge of the message sharp and cutting, never losing musical sight. They keep the theme of the message wrapped all throughout each piece.

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They're back!!

jnorek

I know the concept of a "Latino-Jewish urban collective" sounds odd, but they're really more like a more Latino Beastie Boys or a Jewish answer to Mexico's Molotov. Bonus points that Hip Hop Hoodios' new EP "Viva la Guantanamera" features guests like members of Ozomatli, The Klezmatics, and Delinquent Habits. Great stuff.

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