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Sat. January 12, 2013
Los Rakas | San Francisco, CA |
Presented by Slim's

Minimum age
for this event is:

6+

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Slim's (MAP)
333 11th St.
San Francisco, CA
US 94103

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Also Appearing:
A-1,
Nima Fadavi (DJ set)

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Los Rakas is comprised of cousins Raka Rich & Raka Dun, pioneering Panamanians by way of the Bay Area on the frontier of new Latin urban music. Known for their fresh mix of hip-hop, plena, reggae and dancehall music with both Spanish and English lyricism, Los Rakas represent the cutting edge of Pan-American flows.

Taking their name from the Panamanian word "Rakataka" - a negative slur used to describe someone from the ghetto – Los Rakas have set out to both inspire fellow "rakas" by empowering them to become successful despite their circumstances, turning the current Latino hip-hop world on its head.

Los Rakas make music born of migration and tradition, critique and celebration, joy and pain. They make New World music. American music. Panamanian Jamaican Californian music. Music for b-boys and rude girls, dancers and romancers, mainlanders and islanders and isthmus folk alike, which continues to bubble one "Raka" at a time.