Picture above: Rebeca Lane (Guatemala)
Check out these 6 video clips of badass Latin American hip hop and rap artists using their skill and craft to touch on a variety of social, political and economic issues from Mexico to Costa Rica to Chile. Mostly mujerxs, this list also highlights some newer and/or lesser known artists who are slaying the genre with just as much fire and fuerza as other brilliant artists like Anita Tijoux or Calle 13. We hope you enjoy these beats and bars as much as we do!
1.Somos Mujeres Somos Hip-Hop Latinoamerica (Latinoamerica)
2. Portavos – El Otro Chile (Chile)
3. The Cypher Effect – Astreet (Mexico) / Nay MC (Mex) / Nakury (Costa Rica) / Rebeca Lane (Guatemala)
4. Comité Pokofló – Contenido (Peru)
5. NATIVA ft. Amanda Rodriguez – Metafísica (Costa Rica)
6. Geslybeth – Lo Material (Chile)
Salem Acuña is a queer latinx immigrant originally from Santiago, Chile and currently based in Washington, DC. He’s a Leo sun sign who loves to play music, go dancing and kick it with his friends and family as much as possible. Follow him at @SalemAcu89.