This week’s Video pick is “Lo K tengo yo” by LOS 4 & Charanga Habanera
About Los 4
Los 4 (AKA Los Salvajes) was formerly known as Eddy-K. In March of 2008, the group Eddy K was on tour when two of it’s members, Edoardo Mora & DJ Tony, decided not to return to Cuba. As a result, the remaining members Damian & Jorgito (AKA Jorge Jr) decided to form a new group featuring a new lead singer EL Principe & DJ Don Metra. The new group continued as Eddy-K and then changed their name to “Los Intocables”, then to Los 4 and finally to Los Salvajes. Currently the group goes by the name Los4 & consitsts of vocalists Jorge Junior (director), and Yomil Norlam. In production are the following: Batule DJ, Hugo on piano, on percussion Dayron, on brass Pedro Reyes and Manuel Rosabal, on the congas Michel Valdes, and the great DJ Javier moving discs.
Translator: Marie of Sabor Del Caribe
About Charanga Habanera
“La Charanga Habanera is a timba ensemble from Havana directed by David Calzado. The band has been nominated for awards including the Latin Grammy in 2003 for the album Live in the U.S.A. In 2005 the group was nominated for “Orgullosamente Latino” awards in three categories: best video, best album, and best group. Furthermore, the group has won numerous awards from Cubadiscos and Lucas.” Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charanga_Habanera
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