6 of the Best… Stoner Boogaloos

As the 60’s drew to a close, the kids in Spanish Harlem were tripping on a new sound. Created by the likes of Mongo Santamaria and Hector Rivera the Boogaloo sound had already swept across America. With a growing self assurance a younger generation of Cuban, Puerto Rican and South American immigrants began to tell a new story in their Boogaloos. This is the altogether more gritty and dark tale of a life hustling on the streets of New York. Labels such as Speed and Cotique brought these yarns of blunts and broads to a small but appreciative audience as a new psychedelic latin sound was created.

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