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Bocafloja lives with his family in New York City. This page was last edited on 10 Novemberat The album contains the hit single “Tiempo”, which has proven to be Bocafloja’s most famous single.

Tribulations, colonial psychological affliction, and a burlesque called Hip Hop more. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Bocafloja began his musical career in the bocx with the groups Lifestyle — and Microphonk Archived from the original on Race relations, decolonial gloja, and the Gloja diaspora in Latin America studies are fundamental topics addressed in his body of work.

The album spawned several hit singles which became instant classics, “Chillatown”, “Los Diez Mandamientos”, “Avasallando” and “Pasado, Presente, y Futuro”.

floua Bocafloja is recognized in Mexico as the pioneer of the utilization of hip hop culture as an alternative tool to create awareness, developing a different form for political participation that reaches and is more relevant to marginalized youth. Help Center Find new research papers in: Hip hopspoken wordworld. In this album Bocafloja experiments with a new sound, utilizing stylized mainstream hip hop beats.

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Darker Shade of Brown: Rapperspoken word artistpoetlecturer. Skip to main content. Bocafloja has been connected with several political organizations that support emancipatory imarginaxion anti-colonial struggles. But it can only give a flavour of what it is like to watch Bocafloja perform, sing, connect, and enable the audience to transcend their oppressions and be inspired to organize. Mexico CityMexico. Matriz Preludio al Pienso inBocafloja has transgressed imargginacion one of the most revered icons in the hip hop scene in Mexico.


InBocafloja released Jazzyturno.

The album’s content does not cease to push the envelope with Bocafloja’s politically infused lyric, but “Existo” stands out among previous albums with its sophisticated poetic discourse.

The LP contains 6 songs and was distributed by hand and gained underground popularity by word of mouth. A departure from his previous album with jazz infused beats. He has been influenced by Black and Brown political struggles throughout history. Retrieved 19 November Remember me on this computer.

Bocafloja – Wikipedia

In Bocafloja began to write his own rhymes but did not start recording until Aldo Villegas born imafginacion Julybetter known by his stage name Bocaflojais a rapperpoetspoken word artistand outspoken social communicator from Mexico CityMexico. The album, produced in grand part by Soulman, contains tracks with a soulful feel.

With many of the tracks the artist recounts his experiences of life in the second largest metropolis in the world and critiques the political and religious systems within the country. Thus far, the extraordinary music, poetry and rap of Bocafloja has not been available in English.


Matriz Preludio al Piensoreleased inwas the first album Bocafloja wrote and released after moving to the United States in It was the artist’s intent to juxtapose fiercely politically charged lyrics with beats that the hip hop community would deem “commercial. Prognosis will be an eye-opener for many.

His first tracks were recorded in rudimentary home studios. Bocafloja, like many other young people in Mexico, was first exposed to hip hop thanks to immigration patterns between the United States and Mexico. Click here to sign up. Is it the rumbling of the accumulation of It was not until years later as Bocafloja passed through a process of political awareness, inwhen the content of his lyrics dramatically changed as a natural product of personal transformation.


Prognosis is his second literary project. It is a project that speaks about the invisibility of people of color and the discomfort that individuals cause in certain settings.

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El Manual de la Otredadthe artist’s fourth full-length album, was released in It is the sound of rap, of poetry of music, of the rhythms of liberation. The album, which established Bocafloja as a solo artist, represented a radical departure from his previous flojs projects in his initial career with its politically infused lyric. Bocafloja understands the inherent political nature of hip hop, as a musical genre born out of marginalized communities worldwide.

Bocafloja Poet, Rap artist, scholar, cultural ambassador, and founder of the Quilomboarte collective. Yes, but it is also the sounds of resistance, the growing reclaiming of humanity, the reassertion of culture as a political weapon. ImaRginacion its the first literary project produced by members of the Hip Hop community in Mexico and is one of the first of its kind in the rest of Latin America and the Spanish speaking countries.

Bocafloja’s early rhymes reflected his adolescence and state of maturity, mimicking the excesses of commercialism: The album is composed of 16 soul and jazz infused beats with profound, insightful, and always critical lyricism. The video “Tiempo” gained popularity with frequent media rotation on various cable and network channels flojq Mexico.