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Olmeca Announces New Album “‘DEFINE” coming August 23rd

Olmeca is proud to announce his new album “DEFINE,” dropping August 23rd with OneRPM. The new album is a whirlwind of sounds and an introspective record that delves into the lines and borders that make up individuals and communities. Olmeca goes beyond race and politics, and creates an album that is ...
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locos por juana

Locos Por Juana Release “Children of the Light” #NewMusic

Locos Por Juana, Miami based, GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY® nominated reggae fusion band, is proud to release their newest single “Children of the Light” off the new album Crazy for Jane dropping July 12th This is the third release from the forthcoming album and combines dubby textures with alt rock vibes. Based ...
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superfónicos

Superfónicos Drop 2 New Singles “Cumbéalo” and “Tropidelico”

Superfónicos is hot on the heels of a remarkable breakout year! In 2018, they released their debut EP Suelta that garnered national press accolades and lead to festival performances at Austin City Limits, SXSW, Auditorium Shores New Year’s Eve, and KGSR’s Blues on The Green. Ultimately they were nominated as “Artist of the Year” from ...
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Ozomatli

Ozomatli Bring You “El Otro Lado” featuring Chali 2na & Olmeca

Ozomatli is back with a brand new cumbia/hip hop track for your ears, as they release "El Otro Lado" featuring Chali 2na and Olmeca last week through ONErpm distrubution. "El Otro Lado" is the perfect mix of cumbia and hip hop. Showcasing an amazing array of trumpets over a bouncy ...
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e Arenas

É Arenas of Chicano Batman Drops New Muisc “La Fila de Tommy’s” and “Chili, Chili, Chili”

É Arenas, bassist for band Chicano Batman has been working on several solo projects since the release of his solo debut in 2017. Ove the four-twenty weekend E Arenas released a brand new 7' inch for his latest single "La Fila de Tommy’s", which is a homage to the world-famous ...
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locos por juana

Locos Por Juana And Freddie McGregor DROP Stunning Song “Don’t Tell Me No”

Miami’s own GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY® nominated reggae fusion band Locos Por Juana has dropped a stunning song “Don’t Tell Me No” featuring the Jamaican Reggae Legend Freddie McGregor. This will be the second release off their upcoming album, due out early this summer, after the fan and critic favorite ...
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¿qiensave?

¿Qiensave? Releases Short Documentary On The Designing Of Mujer Album Art

¿Qiensave? the cumbia urbana band residing in Salinas, California has released a brand-new short documentary which takes you behind the scene, through the thought process of designing the album art for their second album “Mujer”. This short documentary highlights Salinas, Ca graphic designer Eduardo Z. Esparza as he explains who ...
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Los Rakas

LOS RAKAS Release New Single “Devorame” featuring Amara La Negra From New Album

Los Rakas, the bilingual, California-by-way-of-Panama duo known for their seamless blend of hip-hop, reggaeton and dancehall, team up with rising Dominican-American star Amara La Negra (Love and Hip Hop: Miami) on the scorching new single “Devorame,” out now. “Devorame,” a sultry reggaeton banger which translates in English as “devour me,” appears on ...
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Carlos Xavier

Carlos Xavier Releases Debut Album “Vive Todo Ahora” Digitally

Carlos Xavier is proud to announce the release of his debut album Vive Todo Ahora featuring nine songs that embody the rich history and diverse nature of Salsa music, but with Carlos’ unique take on the genre he loves. From first listen, you can tell Carlos has created an album that will stand the test of ...
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soulfiya

Soulfiya X El Dusty to release new album ‘Bush Doctor’ on 4/20!

Rising artist Soulfiya is about to release a powerful dubby new album ‘Bush Doctor’ with Grammy Nominated artist El Dusty on Saturday, 4/20 via El Dusty’s imprint Americano. The inspiration behind this project is the fusion of two cultures, by combining their popular folk music styles. Reggae from the Caribbean, ...
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Mr. Vegas

Mr. Vegas Links Up With Los Rakas To Bring You” Killa Body”

Jamaican music icon Mr. Vegas teams with the Grammy-nominated, Panamanian-American duo Los Rakas for “Killa Body,” an international party anthem blending dancehall with shades of reggaeton and Latin trap. The track, produced by Robertino, pairs Vegas’ signature “singjay” delivery with the West Coast Spanish flows of Los Rakas MCs Raka ...
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California Roots

Cali Roots Impressive Aim to Make 2019 A Zero Waste Festival

For the past 10 years, the California Roots Music and Arts Festival has delivered top tier reggae and roots music to thousands of fans to showcase music, community, and culture in Monterey, California. The event has garnered critical acclaim and coverage from national media outlets including Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, ...
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loco por juana

Loco Por Juana feat. Common Kings – Crazy For #MusicVideo

GRAMMY® and Latin GRAMMY® nominated Colombian Reggae band, Locos Por Juana, premiere the new title track and video from their upcoming reggae album, “Crazy for Jane,” with GRAMMY® nominated band Common Kings. “Crazy for Jane” is available on all digital and streaming platforms. Locos por Juana is due to release ...
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ozomatli

Ozomatli Release Libertad and Features Chali 2Na & Cut Chemist

Ozomatli, a latin fusion band reigning from Los Angeles has release their lates track titled "Libertad" and it features close friends Chali 2Na and Cut Chemist of Jurassic 5. With the release of their latest track Ozomatli also release a music video for "Libertad". "Libertad is the first released track ...
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Grupo Fantasma

Grupo Fantasma Drops #NewSingle Ft. Ozomatli & Loco Por Juana + Prep New Album

Austin’s Grupo Fantasma enters their 19th year as a band with an exciting new record and a fresh take on their unique sound. With six previous albums in their back catalog, plus collaborations and backing gigs with the likes of Prince, Spoon and Los Lobos, not to mention a GRAMMY award and a ...
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Frederico7

Frederico7 Gearing Up To Release Debut Album “Exótico Americano”

Austin TX based musician Frederico7 is proud to announce his debut solo album Exótico Americano, set for release on February 23, 2019. The album is an amalgamation of Frederico’s diverse background and experiences living in Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina before setting his roots in the "Live Music Capital of the World." Exotico Americano fuses Afro-Brazilian rhythms with ...
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california roots

The 10th Annual California Roots Music & Artist Festivals Final Artist Announcement

Monterey, CA (January 10, 2019) – The 10th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival is proud to announce their final round of artists for their milestone 2019 event. Cali Roots X will take place at the historic Monterey County Fair and Event Center from May 24-26, 2019. Adding to the already stacked ...
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california roots

The 10th Annual California Roots Music & Artist Festivals Second Artist Announcement

Monterey, CA (December 4, 2018) – The 10th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival has announced their second round of artists. Joining an already impressive lineup are scene favorites Rebelution, Dirty Heads, Pepper, Collie Buddz, The Green, and Alborosie. Making their debuts at the event are Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, UB40 feat. Ali and Astro, Kabaka Pyramid, The Elovaters, and Roots of ...
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melymel

Melymel Drops New Album “Dragon Queen”

The most respected female rapper in the Dominican Republic, Melymel, A.K.A. “La mama del Rap” (Rap Mom), is due to drop Dragon Queen on November 2nd with the tastemaker label EMPIRE. It is a powerful nod to female empowerment, with a fresh sound and message that resonates with the Latin ...
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california roots

The 10th Annual California Roots Music & Artist Festivals First Artist Announcement

The 10th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival will take place at the historic Monterey County Fair and Event Center from May 24-26, 2019.  The top tier national festival is the premier gathering for the progressive U.S. Reggae and roots music movement and culture, bringing the scene together over Memorial ...
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¿Qiensave?

¿Qiensave? Releases “High Class” Music Video

Salinas, Ca - ¿Qiensave? officially released their music video for their hit single “High Class”off their sophomore album “Mujer”. “High Class” was directed by Adelita Serena and filmed by cinematographer Eric Gutierrez. The music video tells a story of a girl with high class taste, and the suitors who work ...
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¿Qiensave?

¿Qiensave? Drops Their Sophomore Album “Mujer”

¿Qiensave? a Cumbia Urbana group from central coast of California, which we've covered and supported here on Sessiontapes.com since we launched, has released their sophomore album "Mujer" earlier this summer. The “Mujer” album, began as an exploration that became an explosion of Cumbia Urbana; Cumbia with a fusion of Rock, ...
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qiensave

Qiensave Releases #NewSingle “High Class”

Qiensave the cumbia callejera band coming out of the Salinas Valley is back with the release their latest single “High Class” in anticipation for the release of their forthcoming album "Mujer", which will be out early summer.  You can purchase High Class on all digital platforms by clicking on the link: http://hyperurl.co/vktzg2 ...
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El Dusty is about to release “Cumbia City” May 11th

The Latin Grammy nominated producer, and DJ, El Dusty has grown a cult following and garnered critical acclaim for his turntable styles and sampling chops since his viral single “K La Pasa.” Critical acclaim has hailed El Dusty as Rolling Stone’s 10 New Artists You Need to Know, Billboard’s New ...
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Tanga Set to Release #NewAlbum REENCARNACION, March 7th

Vancouver based Tanga is a  world fusion mob, mixing up Caribbean party beats with Colombian electrocumbia and Guatemalan dancehall. They are set to release their third album Reencarnacion on March 7th via TrebleFive Records. Reencarnacion is the follow up to the band’s last album Havanaelectro, which was recorded in Havana, Cuba. The critically acclaimed Havanaelectro was nominated for ...
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Bang Data aims for February to release “LOCO” #NewAlbum

Bang Data (San Francisco, CA), is a band all the cool kids are well aware of. Singer/rapper/songwriter Deuce Eclipse and producer/multi-instrumentalist  Juan Manuel Caipo, who first started as a production team, have been making music together since 2008, taking the Latinx, musical movement to the next level. As NPR Alt-Latino said ...
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Boogát

Boogát releases “San Cristóbal Baile Inn” #NewAlbum

San Cristóbal Baile Inn is Boogát’s third album, written entirely in Spanish, and revisits a more electronic sound, infused with rap and Reggaeton flavours. A danceable, uplifting and party oriented record, it stays true to the roots of Latin music, while remaining politically charged. The album was written while Boogát spent a year living ...
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Victor Rice releases #NewSingle “Lou” and #NewAlbum coming November 3rd

Victor Rice, the Latin Grammy award winning engineer, musician, producer, and long-time Easy Star Records collaborator, has confirmed details on his upcoming album Smoke, due out November 3rd on Easy Star Records. This marks his third studio album and the first full release of his own compositions in over a ...
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qiensave

Qiensave – La Fuga (produced by: Erik Canales of Allison) #NewMusic

Qiensave a cumbia rock band coming out of Salinas, CA, and no stranger to the pages of Sessiontapes.com have released their second single "La Fuga", from their sophomore album "Mujer" which will be out later this year. Carlos and Jandro went out to Mexico City at the end of spring to go ...
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ozomatli

Ozomatli “Come And Get Your Love” & “Solamente Una Ver” #MusicVideo

Ozomatli, the Los Angeles based band that has been in the scene since 1995 with the first release in 1997. Earlier this week they released two brand new music video from their latest album "Nonstop: Mexico → Jamaica"  a cover album which pays tribute to the classic and contemporary Mexican hits that ...
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bang dada

Bang Data – Galactica #NewMusic

Bang Data , Bay Area's most promising bands in the latin scene right now have released a brand new sing called "Galáctica" of their up coming album "LOCO". Deuce Eclipse & Caipo showcase a fusion of different genders of music on their latest release "Galactica", and this  is what the duo ...
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Cukui Music Festival

CUKUI MUSIC FESTIVAL is coming September 3rd feat.J Boog, Tribal Seeds, IAMSU!, Drew Deezy,Bayonics & More

Hey whats going on everyone. i just want to give you guys a heads up that there is a NEW festival coming to the central coast/bay by the good people of Cukui and Wash House Music called CUKUI MUSIC FESTIVAL and it will be on Saturday September 3rd at the Redwood ...
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#NewMusic Dread I Knights – Movimiento (stream)

Hey whats up everyone today we have Dread I Knights' new single "Movimiento" off their untitled sophomore album which will be release in 2016. Movimiento is a perfect blend of cali reggae and latin roots that makes your body move, and clever lyrics that that leave a positive message for the listener. With ...
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