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genre: Genres Palos

  • hip-deep August 2, 2012

    Afro-Dominicana: The Other Dominican Republic

    In the 1930s, infamous Dominican dictator Rafael Truillo ordered the burning of the country’s palos drums, hoping to erase the powerful vestiges of African culture in the Dominican Republic. Luckily for us, the breakneck, trance-inducing sound of palos still reverberates … Read more »

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