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Puerto Rican singer-songwriter iLe talks about her new bomba-inspired music video and 'musical protest' anthems

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Puerto Rican singer-songwriter, iLe, spoke to INSIDER about her latest bomba-inspired music video for "Tu Rumba" as well as her sophomore album, "Almadura." iLe says she wanted to highlight in her video the Afrocentric tradition of bomba, a musical and dance style that originated in Puerto Rico.
She feels bomba represents an important part of her people's culture.
She also talked about Puerto Rican people increasingly searching to learn more about their own roots, which is causing "an unconscious, revolutionary movement" in art and music.
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