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Fundacion Enseñarte (Performing Life), based in Cochabamba, Bolivia, is community organization working with street kids to teach them arts skills that they can use to earn money. One group of students wrote and recorded a...

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By Eve Hyman (for World Hip Hop Market) Mati Zundel’s music has been called psychedelic cumbia. His beats fuse rhythms from diverse parts of South America, and increasingly reflect the musical influences of a man...

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Under the banner of Bolivian President Evo Morales, the country’s first indigenous president, Aymara, Quechua and other groups have seized political control and uncorked a renaissance in arts, music and traditional institutions....

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Bolivian Hip Hop as an Instrument of Struggle

September 12, 2006 | Comments

At 13,000 feet, the hip hop movement in El Alto, Bolivia is probably the highest in the world. The music blends ancient Andean folk styles and new hip hop beats with lyrics about revolution and...

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