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Zalama Crew

Hip Hop / Reggae / Soul / AfroColombian Rhythms / Electronic Sounds

Welcome to an incredible experience, explosive, with blazing rhymes camouflaged with harmonious sounds even for those who do not want to hear them

ZALAMA: African term that means tribe, brotherhood and it´s used as a greeting to the gods (Zalamalekum-Malekum Zala) -> Puede ser usado en cualkier lugar del brochure

Zalama Crew is a group of Hip Hop and Reggae from Cali Colombia, characterized by the energy revealed in each performance, creating a show full of different shades and colors. An urban experience, contemporary and universal: La Melodia Music Their sound mashes Hip Hop, Reggae, Soul, AfroColombian Rhythms and electronic sounds, making their shows a celebration of multicultural joy, where drums, bass, guitar, flute, Dj, Mc´s and visual in real time (Vj), travel through different themes and rhythms, where situations, feelings and experiences are contextualized, connecting the audience to joy, positivism and ancestral calm, as well as relieving, kaos and dynamics, highlighting our identity and cultural influences. Relevant Facts 2010 Shock Award Winner 2011 New mestizo music award winner from the chamber of commerce of Bogotá 2011 Accompanying band for the tour La ventura of Manu Chao in Cali 2012 Chosen by french artist Sergent Garcia for an artistic residence and the recording of 2 songs and a videoclip 2012 "Destrampe Tour" around 5 cities of France where they performed at the Generiq Festival of Eurockeennes 2013 “Escucha & Rota Tour”, performing around the main cities of Colombia 2014 “Zabrosito & Vacilao Tour”, playing at the GrassRoots Festival of Virginia Key and different bars of Florida, USA 2014 Participation in the Colombian film “Los Hongos”, making part of the official soundtrack with Richie Ray and Bobby Cruz among others

PRESS QUOTES & WORD ON THE STREET

"His songs are infectious, blazing with catchy choruses and an effective and delicious fusion flavor... are dub, hip hop, reggae, currulao and even drum & bass, all at once'' Shock Awards How Zalama Crew does it taste? A splash ... as borojó based. A well valluno spatter. As a kind of concoction of Cali and Pacific, as a cocktail. Tastes with all the flavors of the city. It tastes like stew with chili. It tastes like fish, potato, cassava and rice atollado. Taste like everything "... El Clavo Magazine "They make us feel that they are direct children of rock, funk, reggae, soul and electronic music. His song “ No hay marcha atras” ("No turning back"), is part of his first album Zalama lekum, which blends dance and thoughts as we dive into the world of this group. "Music Alliance Pact (MAP) “ Recycle, adapt, reinterpret, scratch, play, travel, fly, rehearse, sound, project, experiment, exchange experiences, try to contribute to the mind and global awareness and achieve the construction of Cali´s musical culture, is the mission of Zalama Crew” El Pueblo Newspaper "A different and very interesting proposal makes that these artists are considered for scenarios as diverse as the Iberoamerican Theater Festival and the different shades reflecting their sound, plus their transcendent lyrics, are appreciated by those who still do not know them." - Metronomo Magazine “ The selection of Zalama Crew was made according to the reputation of the band on stage and its originality. Also is taken in consideration its present in music and what it can be seen on stage in the festivals where they have performed in Colombia” Christian Allex, curator of Generiq Festival from France “ Conformed by musicians from Cali, one from Bogotá and other one from Tumaco, the band –who has Cali as a birthplace and muse of inspiration- was chosen by the curators of Generiq Festival to represent the country in their first tour on European lands” El Tiempo Newspaper


My Bands Sessions

Wednesday, March 18
 

11:00am CDT

 
Thursday, March 19
 

10:00pm CDT