After suffering through decades of conflict with FARC, Afro-Colombian communities along the Pacific coast are using music to heal from the violence and to reassert their cultural traditions.
Author: Ana Luisa González
Ana Luisa González is a bilingual arts journalist based in Bogotá, Colombia. She has collaborated for various publications in the U.S. such as Fusion, Remezcla, Fox News and LA Weekly, and has also worked for Revista Semana in Bogotá.
Nowadays, the musical soundscape of Bogotá revels in rural Colombian beats, thanks, in large part, to the work of independent record labels. ES
Hoy en día, el panorama sónico de Bogotá goza de una abundancia de los ritmos rurales de Colombia, gracias en gran parte al trabajo de los sellos discográficos independientes. En