Country Puerto Rico Genres roots dance traditional Website www.copipr.com Festival Sauti za Busara 2014 Recordings
Bombas de mi Batey, 2009
Majestad Negra is a musical group that promotes afrorican music called BOMBA.
Bomba music comes from our African heritage and it is composed of a combination of different rhythms. It’s a dance were the drum player and the dancer communicate through the steps and it’s like expressing messages to the drum. Majestad Negra plays different rhythms of bomba music that can be danced in Puerto Rico: Sica, Yuba, Holandes, Seis Corrido and other important rhythms all from our African heritage.
The group has talented musicians that are composers themselves, and professors taking afrorican music through the island and internationally. They have participated in Festivals in the US, Latin America and local festivals like Bomba y Plena Festival, National Day of Bomba in Loiza, San Sebastian Festival (the Puerta Rican national Carnival) and have played in Universities there and abroad.
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