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Peru Negro



Peru Negro: Ambassadors of Afro-Peruvian Culture
UNITED STATES
LOS ANGELES  •  Royce Hall of UCLA  •  Ongoing
 
Peru Negro

Already legends in their native Peru for more than 35 years, this vibrant song and dance ensemble achieved international fame after they were featured on David Byrne’s Luaka Bop compilation Afro-Peruvian Classics: The Soul of Black Peru.

Peru Negro
Peru Negro
Photo courtesy of Royce Hall

 Defining the infectious grooves, melodic guitar and passionate singing of Afro-Peruvian music, these 2004 Latin Grammy Award winners are credited with reviving Peru’s traditional music and igniting the Afro-Peruvian dance craze.



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