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El Vladi
Hip hoper
TXT / PHOTO: RÓMULO SANS

This native of Villa Clara was a gymnast, cadet, esthetic, body and facial masseur, and cook! A hand balancer and acrobat in the cabaret Parisién, teacher at the Circus School, dancer in Retazos and Danza Nacional…
At age 31, with a lot of bone fractures, his first disc with Eddy K and DJ Tony was a flop… and he started to sing even though “he had never even done it in the shower before.”

He has always liked rock and now hip-hop for its dance-show concept. Friend of the Free Hole Negro group, he was fascinated by Telmary and Kumar, and on meeting him, suggested “doing something together.” Skeptical (why skeptical? I would think he would more likely be enthusiastic), he invited him to his studio, and from that challenge, Venceremos was born...

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