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Matriz Preludio al Pienso inBocafloja has transgressed into one of the most revered icons in the hip hop scene in Mexico. His initial musical influences were completely varied, referencing hip hop artists from the United States, given at the time Spanish language rappers were limited if not non-existent. For that reason he utilizes his musical and literary careers as a manifestation of resistance and political participation.

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Bocafloja burst on the Mexican hip hop scene with the release of his debut album, Pienso Luego Existoin Matriz Preludio al Piensoreleased inwas the first album Bocafloja wrote and released after moving to the United States in Is it the rumbling of the accumulation of 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.

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 boc sophisticated poetic discourse.

Existo’s sound is reminiscent of early s classic hip hop albums with its jazz influenced beats—a trademark of Bocafloja.

A departure from his previous album with jazz infused beats.

The album contains the hit single “Tiempo”, which has proven to be Bocafloja’s most famous single. Bocafloja’s early rhymes reflected his adolescence and state of maturity, mimicking the excesses of commercialism: Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. The couple has one child, son Emir Villegas-Garcia born In Bocafloja began to write his own rhymes but did not start recording until Prognosis; Decolonial Poetic Exhale more.


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. 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. The album is composed of 16 soul and jazz infused beats with profound, insightful, and always critical lyricism.

Yes, but it is also the sounds of resistance, the growing reclaiming of humanity, the reassertion of culture as a political weapon. He has been influenced by Black and Brown political struggles throughout history.

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The LP contains 6 songs and was distributed by hand and gained underground popularity imargginacion word of mouth. Skip to main content. Help Center Find new research papers in: Retrieved 25 September Imargnacion, like many other young people in Mexico, was first exposed to hip hop thanks to immigration patterns between the United States and Mexico.

Prognosis will be an eye-opener for many. Bocafloja has been connected with several political organizations that support emancipatory and anti-colonial struggles.

Modernity and colonial world, the geopolitics of knowledge, border thinking.

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Bocafloja understands the inherent political nature of hip hop, as a musical genre born out of marginalized communities worldwide. In Bocafloja released A Titulo Personal. The album, which established Bocafloja as a solo artist, represented a radical imargincaion from his previous musical projects in his initial career with its politically infused lyric.


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. 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.

Bocafloja Poet, Rap artist, scholar, cultural ambassador, and founder of the Quilomboarte collective. InBocafloja released Jazzyturno. Bocafloja performing in New York City, And yet, it is precisely because of this language offers a site of resistance and reclamation, of rupturing imargginacion world, offering new ways of knowing and thinking.


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It is not about a collection of singles. His first tracks were recorded in rudimentary home studios. Click here to sign up. Darker Shade of Brown: Rapperspoken word artistpoetlecturer.

An engaged intellectual with creative answers to the pressing problems of our contemporary world. Thus far, the extraordinary boa, poetry and rap of Bocafloja has not been available in English. Race relations, decolonial narrative, and the African diaspora in Latin America studies are fundamental topics addressed in his body of imargjnacion. Lyrically Bocafloja critically addresses topics such as institutionalized racism, social and political oppression, mental slavery, colonialism, and other human conditions.