Tag: Latin

In the Caribbean coastal city of Barranquilla, Colombia there’s a movement of freestyle rap battles where up and coming rappers get together to spit fire and make a name for themselves. The best of the best inevitably end up in Flowkillas Studios, working with Curvelo James. Curvelo and his partner Morley de Moya have been hosting the Freestyle Barranquilla competition for five years, inspired by the pro freestyle league Urban Roosters which originated in Spain but quickly spread throughout Latin America. This movement has fueled an emerging Colombian Latin Trap scene, and Curvelo James is right in the middle of it all working with the best talent his city has to offer. His brand new single “Doble” features two gifted young rappers Lil Eish and Ricky C. Part of his upcoming “Ciclos” album which has coalesced over the course of 2021 as a series of collaborative singles, “Doble” features a [...]

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In her stunning new single “Visiones Doradas” (“Golden Visions”), singer/songwriter Loli Molina conjures up an introspective journey through the rugged terrain of the Andes region. The overall tone of the song is melancholy, meant to evoke both the harshness and beauty of the environment. The “golden visions” are an apparition, a mirage in the desolate landscape. The poetry doesn’t translate so well into English, but perhaps it’s beside the point. The music tells its own story, as all great songs do. Loli Molina was born in Buenos Aires but is now based in Mexico City. Her deep connection to Latin America, as viewed through the lens of her own Andalucian ancestry, has an omnipresent influence on her sound. Her goal in music is to always transport her listeners to faraway places, bringing these locations to life and showing that anything is possible. Written and recorded in collaboration with Argentinian singer/songwriter [...]

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Some of you may not know that Bodega Sync is actually a division of Symphonic Distribution. Those that do know probably aren’t aware that our founder and CEO Jorge Brea is also a killer producer. His early struggles to release his own records independently in Tampa is what drove him to build his own distribution company from scratch. Over the past decade Jorge has kept busy growing Symphonic into a successful multinational corporation, yet he still finds time to make music. Producing under the moniker Loko Velocet, Jorge approached longtime collaborators Chewii & Govales to help create a social justice song with a distinct Reggaeton vibe. The result of this collaboration was “Dance Through The Pain”, a LatinX anthem celebrating liberation from the chains of racism and inequality. “The minute I heard the production, the lyrics flowed for the verse. I was having a hard time with finding the right […]

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