Musician Edwin Jose Valdes Torres, member of upcoming Colombian music group Kombilesa Mi, entering the scene with a new genre they have called Rap Fol

Musician Edwin Jose Valdes Torres, member of upcoming Colombian music group Kombilesa Mi, entering the scene with a new genre they have called Rap Fol Stock Photo
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KIKE CALVO / Alamy Stock Photo

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PAH551

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40.8 MB (2.8 MB Compressed download)

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3083 x 4627 px | 26.1 x 39.2 cm | 10.3 x 15.4 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

16 July 2018

Location:

San Basilio de Palenque, Mahates, Bolivar, Colombia

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Musician Edwin Jose Valdes Torres, member of upcoming Colombian music group Kombilesa Mi, entering the scene with a new genre they have called Rap Folkloriko Palenquero, a fusion of urban rap, sang in palenque language and incorporating traditional rhythms of the area. San Basilio de Palenque was declared Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO and is considered the first free town in America.The word "palenque" means "walled city" and the Palenque de San Basilio is only one of many walled communities that were founded by escaped slaves as a refuge in the seventeenth century.It is the only one that survived .Many of the oral and musical traditions have roots in Palenque's African past.

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