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"Barcelna review"

Kumar está arrasando con su hip hop afrocubano

Pronto escucharemos su disco "Película de barrio"

Lleva poco más de seis meses en Barcelona y ya llena salas como Sidecar. No es extraño.

De sus 24 años de edad, Kumar tiene diez de experiencia musical: apareció como actor en la película Habana Blues, cuya banda sonora incluye un tema compuesto por él, No se vuelve atrás, y ha recibido varios premios en Cuba.... - BCN actual


Sublevao, Caravana (in Radio chango compilation), Medio siglo in SGAE Autor compilation, Fiesta en el Palenke, ...



Kumar is originally from Havana, Cuba. He starts his career in 1998 writing and singing his own Hip Hop and advancing into producing Rap.

In July of 2004 along with Telmary Dias and back up from the Qvalibre band he records “No se vuleve atrás”. The song is included in the soundtrack of the movie “Habana Blues” by director Benito Zambrano . The soundtrack for the movie wins a Goya award for the best soundtrack of that year. Kumar also participates in the project with a secondary actor on the film.

In October of 2004 he is nominated for the “Premios Lucas” (Cuban video clip festival) with his song “Ves”. It features Telmary and it received 3 nominations.

In April of 2005 he collaborates with the Spanish group Ojos de Brujo and records the song “Rompe Cadenas”. The song features Roberto Carcasses (piano) and Yusa (base) and is recorded in the Abdala studios.

In May of 2005 along with X Alfonso he opens for the American rock banc “Audio Slave”, and two months later tours Italy and Spain with X Alfonso with a great turn out for the shows.

In March of 2006 he is nominated for the Cuerda Viva prizes. He wins the “Best Rap/Hip Hop Demo” and the “Audience Award” categories.

In 2007 he moves to Spain and finishes mixing his album “Película de Barrio” under the independent label Dikela Records (release in 2008). The album features the collaboration of many excellent Cuban musicians and the Spanish group Ojos de Brujo among others.