‘Africana, Eres Number One…”

Love this group….. Unity

Music Speaks

A couple of weeks ago, Los Rakas released their single, “Africana,”  which is a positive message to brown girls everywhere. For my non-Spanish listeners, Rich and Dun rhyme about the acceptance of African heritage and Black beauty as they tribute the Afro-Latina women in their lives. As a member of the African diaspora, I applaud Los Rakas for speaking on this important subject of self-acceptance and pride. On top of all of that, the song is catchy and definitely has the reggae and Caribbean vibe. Check it out for yourself and make sure to download for free.

A little more about the group: Los Rakas is a hip hop group consisting of cousins Raka Rich and Raka Dun, originally from Panama and now living in Oakland, California. Their music is a perfect blend of hip-hop, reggae, plena, and bilingual lyrics. They use their music as a tool to inspire and empower youth from…

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