Fierce by Mitu: Up Next: Meet The Dominicana Ready To Be The Global Matriarch Of Spanish Hip-Hop

Up Next is a FIERCE series highlighting rising Latina and Latin American women artists you might not know about but definitely should. As urbano music sets the globe ablaze, Melymel’s flaming rap en español is also burning vigorously. “La Mamá del Rap,” as the lyricist, born Melony Redondo, has been nicknamed in her native Dominican Republic, is […]


Chancha Vía Circuito and the story of electronic cumbia Almost 15 years on from the first experiments with digital cumbia, the genre’s architect reflects on the past, present and future of electrified folklore in Latin America. A little over a decade ago, Pedro Canale was just an eager kid running the merch table at his […]