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Bocafloja: Hip Hop, Poetry & Spoken Word

April 23, 2011 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

$10

Aldo Villegas, better known as Bocafloja, is a MC, poet, spoken word artist, and outspoken social communicator from Mexico City, Mexico. Bocafloja began his musical career in the mid-90’s with the groups Lifestyle and Microphonk. As a solo artist since 2000, he released his demo EP album Lengua Insurrecta. Bocafloja burst on the Mexican hip hop scene with the release of the his debut album, Pienso Luego Existo, in 2003.

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.

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Details

Date:
April 23, 2011
Time:
8:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cost:
$10
Event Category:

Venue

Cafe Mestizo
1738 W. 18th St.
Chicago , IL United States

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