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The stereotype of Cuba’s world-famous music scene evokes salsa and mambo with a fusion of African and Caribbean influences. But the island has also witnessed the emergence of hip-hop and rap, albeit with a Cuban touch. In today’s program, host Cristina Escobar interviews rapper, singer, street poet, and musician Telmary Diaz. Cuba’s most famous hip-hop artist discusses her life, being a woman in male milieu, Cuban cultural influences in hip-hop, and changes in society as reflected in Cuban rap music.