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Q&A With Los Rakas: Duo Talk Move From Panama to Oakland, Debut EP & More

Everyone knows Northern Cali’s Bay Area for its swagger, trendsetting slang, and unique-ness. When a musician from outside the area comes there at a young age, they can’t help but to be influenced by its culture and style. When Panamanian duo, Los Rakas, moved to Oakland in their teens, the group’s music evolved. Mixing their reggae/dancehall foundation with some of the Bay Area’s hip-hop flair resulted a combination that has resonated with fans around the world, and has made them blog favorites. After years of grinding with the release of mixtapes and performances nationwide…
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Los Rakas: Ta Lista (Music Video)

Panamanian duo Los Rakas dropped their debut EP, Chancletas y Camisetas Bordada, this week … and we wanted to make sure you were aware. The two cousins, who now reside in Oakland, Calif., dropped the project’s first single and video, “Ta Lista,” back months ago, on Cinco de Mayo. So, here it is. In the clip, the duo reps the Latino culture of Cali … performing in the streets and getting grub on the taco truck to macking on the senoritas, Los Rakas reps the culture. The song is off their new eight-track EP…
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