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Futuristic Cuban and Brazilian Sounds Rooted in Yoruban Traditions

Afrosideral – El Olimpo de los Orishas (Wonderwheel Recordings, 2019)

El Olimpo De Los Orishas is an irresistible global electronica album by Cuban musician Kumar Sublevao-Beat also known as Afrosideral. A former rapper, Kumar embraced world music when he moved to Spain. El Olimpo de los Orishas is a superb tribute to Yoruban music and deities that are present in some parts of Cuba and Brazil.

Afrosideral – El Olimpo de los Orishas

Kumar combines cutting edge electronic beats and samples; Afro-Cuban chants; Cuban and Brazilian rhythms rooted in African traditions; electric guitars and bass; and more.

El Olimpo De Los Orishas includes an impressive cast of Cuban and Brazilian musicians: Ariel Brínguez, Martín Meléndez, Jurandir Santana, Dreiser Durruthy, Sexto Sentido, Doctor Matanza and Arema Arega.

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