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Los Rakas, “Sueño Americano”

​Rich and Dun go beyond just Latin American sounds and vibes to addressing the plights of the Latin American diaspora in America. Latest from the Panamanian-American Bay Area duo and their new album El Negrito Dun Dun y Ricardo.

posted: April 16th, 2014, 12:45am



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